Nnedi Okorafor

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A Bitolu is a person, like Binti and her father, who is gifted with knowledge of “deep mathematics.”
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Bitolu Term Timeline in Binti

The timeline below shows where the term Bitolu appears in Binti. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
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...interviews in the desert over her astrolabe. Binti explains that she and her family are Bitolus, or master harmonizers who deeply understand math and math currents. Bitolus are relatively rare, and... (full context)