ALL OF US
Being confronted with an unknown and completely unplanned future, Aby spends the present reminiscing on the past, some tragic, provocative, moving and consequential events that have defined her life. She has decided to move from Nigeria to the United States where she was born and as she puts the final touches to her packing, she flashes back to experiences and captures them in unbridled storytelling, weaving a tapestry of diverse events. Treasured objects remind her of how she met and struck some of her lifelong friendships particularly with Dami, her closest friend and partner in crime, their sinister and sometimes hilarious adventures together, Greg her long time lover and Ms. Maria, her landlady and love interest who reveals a shocking cultural truth about Aby.
ALL OF US brings to bear a life journey that is relatable, tugs at your heartstrings, makes you question cultural nuances, confronts sexuality, examines relationships while you identify with each character's life experience.
Tale in A Pie
Tale in a Pie is a collection that opens the door to romance, friendship, the art of living and of course great food. For years, Tiyan Alile has been blogging about her journey through life, sharing bits of herself along with the recipes of the meals she loves. In this books she brings years of experience as a lawyer, chef, teacher and manager together.
Written with the same passionate abandon with which she engages with the world, this book confirms Tiyan’s reputation as a polymath, a rare being in this clime. The beauty of this book is that while reading these deeply personal pieces of her truly exceptional life, you have space to think about yours and come to your own conclusions.