Binti: The Complete Trilogy: Stories We Know (And One We Don’t)

The Binti series is one of the deepest set of books I’ve read in years. It’s full of heart and soul-searching, featuring a young woman who desperately wants to know who she is amidst the many cultures that would claim her. Binti travels through space, sets foot on a new world, expands her knowledge beyond…

Binti: The Night Masquerade: A Beginning at the End

Binti: The Night Masquerade is a lesson in tragedy and heartbreak, ending in a flourish of hopefulness for a peaceful future. Okorafor’s examination of cultural ties is on point, sending Binti deeper into her heritage as she continues to discover who she is. Relationships strengthen, a new identity emerges and in the end, she becomes…

Binti: The Beauty of Culture Amidst Change

The Binti series has become one of those phenomena that has swept the world, taking us to a beautiful future alongside our eponymous protagonist. To celebrate the release of the full trilogy in February, I’ll be reviewing all of the novellas and the new short story included in the collection. It’s a great time to pick…