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The Sex Lives of African Girls

Taiye Selasi

Begin, inevitably, with Uncle. There you are, eleven, alone in the study in the dark...

Taiye Selasi

Taiye Selasi was born in London to Nigerian and Ghanian parents. she holds a BA from Yale and an MPhil from Oxford. Selasi made her fiction debut in Granta in 2011 with 'The Sex Live of African Girls', which was selected for Best American Short Stories in 2012. Her first novel, Ghana Must Go, was published in March 2013. An avid traveller and photographer, Selasi lives in Rome.

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