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A New York Times Notable BookShortlisted for the 2017 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Chicago Tribune, BuzzFeed, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Post, Southern Living, The SkimmShortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize and the 9mobile Prize for LiteratureLonglisted for the International Dylan Thomas PrizeA 2017 BEA Buzz Panel Selection A Belletrist Book-of-the-Month A Sarah Jessica Parker Book Club SelectionIlesa, Nigeria. Ever since they first met and fell in love at university, Yejide and Akin have agreed: polygamy is not for them. But four years into their marriage - after consulting fertility doctors and healers, and trying strange teas and unlikely cures - Yejide is still not pregnant.



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Ayobami Adebayo

Ayobami Adebayo's stories have appeared in a number of magazines and anthologies, and one was highly commended in the 2009 Commonwealth short story competition. She holds BA and MA degrees in Literature in English from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife. She also has an MA in creative writing from the University of East Anglia where she was awarded an international bursary for Creative Writing. Ayobami has been the recipient of fellowships and residencies from Ledig House, Hedgebrook, Threads, Ebedi Hills and Ox-Bow. STAY WITH ME- UK (Canongate, March 2017) , Nigeria (Ouida Books, April 2017) , US (Knopf, August 2017) , KENYA (Kwani?, August 2017) is her debut novel.



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