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Lolá Ákínmádé Åkerström

Biography

Lolá Ákínmádé Åkerström

Nigerian American and based in Sweden, Lolá Ákínmádé Åkerström is an award-winning author, speaker and photographer. Her work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, BBC, CNN, The Guardian, Sunday Times Travel and the New York Times, amongst others. IN EVERY MIRROR SHE'S BLACK is Lola's debut novel.

Books by Lolá Ákínmádé Åkerström

by Lolá Ákínmádé Åkerström - Fiction

Three Black women are linked in unexpected ways to the same influential white man in Stockholm. Successful marketing executive Kemi Adeyemi is lured from the U.S. to Sweden by Jonny von Lundin, CEO of the nation's largest marketing firm, to help fix a PR fiasco involving a racially tone-deaf campaign. A chance meeting with Jonny in business class en route to the U.S. propels former model-turned-flight-attendant Brittany-Rae Johnson into a life of wealth, luxury and privilege as the object of his unhealthy obsession. And refugee Muna Saheed, who lost her entire family, finds a job cleaning the toilets at Jonny's office as she works to establish her residency in Sweden and, more importantly, seeks connection and a place she can call home.