100 Bücher von Women of Colour, die ihr kennen solltet

black-woman-reading-library-book-1_zps4954d353Far too often Black women are excluded from the classic literary canon. Weiterlesen


Buchpremiere Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Americanah. Frankfurt

Hallo alle zusammen,
passend zu unserem derzeit gelesenem Buch von Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Americanah steht eine Veranstaltung des Literaturhauses Frankfurt an.
Chimamanda kommt persönlich, um ihr neues Buch Americanah vorzustellen. Weiterlesen

Between the Lines: Chimamanda Adichie with Zadie Smith








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.


Book: The Phoenix by Chiga Unigwe

the phoenixBook 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