Under The Neem Tree Best books of 2014

2014 was a very hectic year for me. However, I manage to read a bunch of very interesting books. My only regret is that I didn’t have the opportunity to read any 2014 new releases.I will hopefully get that opportunity in 2015. The books that made it to this list inspired me, educated me and entertained me. For... Continue Reading →

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The Second Life of Samuel Tyne by Esi Edugyan

Author is mostly known for Her second novel - Half-Blood Blues, won the prestigious Canadian  Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2011 , and received shortlist honours for both the 2011 Man Booker Prize and the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction. The book also was a nominee for the 2011 Governor General's Awards and the 2011 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize Others publications  Half Blood Blues Prizes/Awards  Winner of... Continue Reading →

What I read in the first half of 2013 and where I am heading for the rest of the year

We are in June! God, Time flies. I remember January like it was yesterday. My Reading Report: What did I read in the first half of the year? I have separated  my list per genre: Non-Fiction Business Winner Take All By Dambisa Moyo Poor Economics: A radical Rethinking on how to fight poverty By Esther Duflo... Continue Reading →

3 Young Afro-Canadians writers you should know in 2013

THIS POST WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON AFROKANLIFE.COM Black people, in General, have been in Canada for over four centuries. Although they have been contributing greatly to Canadian cultural, social and political life, the literary offering has been quite limited in the past. Fortunately, black literature from the US was and is still widely available in... Continue Reading →

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