Far too often Black women are excluded from the classic literary canon. Weiterlesen
Join award-winning Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie in conversation with author Zadie Smith as they discuss Adichie’s dazzling new novel, Americanah. Adichie, one of the leading contemporary voices of postcolonial literature, explores the themes of identity and globalization in this rich novel. Zadie Smith was born in Northwest London in 1975. She is the author of White Teeth, The Autograph Man, On Beauty, the essay collection Changing My Mind, and NW.
Prolific Nigerian author and feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie join us to discuss her literary career and latest book, ‚Americanah.‘
„Enitan ist elf, als sie zum ersten Mal auf Sheri trifft. Sheri, frech und ziemlich frühreif, gefällt ihr auf Anhieb. Obwohl beide Mädchen der oberen Mittelschicht in Lagos angehören,könnten ihre Familien kaum unterschiedlicher sein. Weiterlesen
Book review by bookshy (http://bookshybooks.blogspot.de/2012/10/book-review-chiga-unigwes-phoenix.html):
„Originally published as De Feniks in Dutch, The Phoenix is Chika Unigwe’s first novel, and if I wasn’t already sure I was a fan of hers, reading this novel definitely cemented it.
The Phoenix tells the story of Oge, a Nigerian woman, married to a Belgian, living in Belgium. It’s told from Oge’s point of view so from start to finish we are with Oge – seeing what she sees, feeling what she feels, sharing her highs and lows, her past and her present. Weiterlesen