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 →


Half of a Yellow Sun: The struggle of Secession of the Biafran Republic

I heard a lot of great things about this book. And after all, it won the “orange broadband prize”. I did not know much about the Biafran war; so reading this book was like discovering a part of Africa’s story that I did not know about. Every serious bookworm had read this book, so of... Continue Reading →

The African Trilogy by Chinua Achebe part II

 This is the third book of the trilogy. It is similar to the first one -Things Fall Apart - in the sense that this story happened in the same area Eastern Nigeria, Igbo land but a different village. And  as such, it is, also the story of the colonization of the Igbo people by the British... Continue Reading →

The African Trilogy by Chinua Achebe part I

The African Trilogy of Chinua Achebe is composed of: Things Fall Apart written in 1958 , this is the best known of the three novels. No Longer at Ease written in 1960, this one is my favorite. Arrow of God written in 1964, this one is the author favorite's. A lot have been said and written... Continue Reading →

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