17 min

Bumni Ogunsiji - What it means when a man falls from the sky Not Just Hemingway

Bunmi and Dieuwke discuss
“What it means when a man falls from the sky” by Lesley Nneka Arimah
and focus on “The future looks good”

Should a collection have a central theme? Or be stylistically uniform?
Leone Ross “Come let us sing anyway” and Lesley Nneka Arimah prove one collection can contain traditional short stories AND dystopian stories, or even romantic or horror.

Other books/ authors mentioned:

- Alison Munro
- Lydia Davis
- Alice Walker with The Colour purple
- Ben Okri with The famished Road
- Raymond Carver
- Ottessa Moshfegh
- Arundhati Roy with The God of small things

Bunmi and Dieuwke discuss
“What it means when a man falls from the sky” by Lesley Nneka Arimah
and focus on “The future looks good”

Should a collection have a central theme? Or be stylistically uniform?
Leone Ross “Come let us sing anyway” and Lesley Nneka Arimah prove one collection can contain traditional short stories AND dystopian stories, or even romantic or horror.

Other books/ authors mentioned:

- Alison Munro
- Lydia Davis
- Alice Walker with The Colour purple
- Ben Okri with The famished Road
- Raymond Carver
- Ottessa Moshfegh
- Arundhati Roy with The God of small things

17 min