Binti

TitleBinti
Year for Search2015
AuthorsOkorafor, Nnedi[mma Nkemdili](b. 1974)
Date Published2015
PublisherTom Doherty Associates
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsAfrican-American author, Female author
Annotation

First volume of a trilogy in which a young girl of a small African tribe who has exceptional mathematical skills and the ability to bring people together is admitted to the most prestigious university in the universe. In this volume, she helps to end a long-standing war between humans and medusae. See also Binti: Home. New York: Tor.com, 2016 in which Binti returns home accompanied by a medusa with the novel focusing on Binti’s troubled relations with her family and the other tribes in the area, with both eutopian and dystopian elements. The third volume of the trilogy, Binti: The Night Masquerade. New York: Tor.com, 2018. in which war breaks out on Earth because one tribe tries, unsuccessfully to kill the medusa. 

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Author Note

African American female author (b. 1974) of Igbo heritage.

Full Text

2015 Okorafor, Nnedi[mma Nkemdili] (b. 1974). Binti. New York: Tom Doherty Associates. 90 pp. Public

First volume of a trilogy in which a young girl of a small African tribe who has exceptional mathematical skills and the ability to bring people together is admitted to the most prestigious university in the universe. In this volume, she helps to end a long-standing war between humans and medusae. See also Binti: Home. New York: Tor.com, 2016 in which Binti returns home accompanied by a medusa with the novel focusing on Binti’s troubled relations with her family and the other tribes in the area, with both eutopian and dystopian elements. The third volume of the trilogy, Binti: The Night Masquerade. New York: Tor.com, 2018. in which war breaks out on Earth because one tribe tries, unsuccessfully to kill the medusa. African American female author of Igbo heritage.