The Other Crucifix By Benjamin Kwakye

First, I would like to thank the Africa Book club for bringing this book to my attention.Otherwise, I wouldn't know about it. It's funny the other day I was having a chat on twitter with a Ghanaian,who was asking me about the Ghanaian authors I have read. I said not many. Actually, here is the... Continue Reading →

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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 →

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

2013 is a defining year in my "reading life". Why is that? Because in 2013, plenty of books are about immigrants – first and second generation.  I have been wondering for quite some time now, when we will get past writing about colonialism, neo-colonialism and write more about the daily lives of  Diaspora's people or... Continue Reading →

‘Ghana must go’ and ‘Americanah’ : The Afropolitans Books Everyone is Talking About

THIS POST WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN AFROKANLIFE.COM In the literary word, two young African writers are creating a lot of buzz this spring. Indeed, two new books are being released and it’s all about Afropolitans and their relation to the motherland. 1-Ghana must go by Taiye Selasi released March 2013 “Ghana Must Go is at once... Continue Reading →

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