Reading in extremis: genuflecting to a worthy role model -Nurudeen Aribisala This essay takes a cue from one of Professor Biodun Jeyifo's The Talakawa Liberation of the Nation newspaper, where he is a regular columnist of their Sunday production, titled 'Writing in extremis!'. I am a regular reader of BJ's (as he is fondly addressed by friends and close associates) columns and regular am I to the column that I've never for once missed out of what he has also never for once failed to dish out- hot and steaming, spicy and sweet-read- for read on Sunday. Well, less should not be expected of a professor of literature at Harvard, a first class graduate and scholar (literal and media) of international repute. And, t...

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