Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Americanah – some more thoughts

The last book i read was the incredible Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie which i shared some thoughts about over here, but there were a couple more passages that really stood out to me when i read the book and so here they are. This first extract is another blog post by the main character, Ifemelu: What Academics Mean by White Privilege, or Yes It Sucks to Be Poor and White but Try Being Poor [...]

Americanah – a book review of sorts

i really loved Americanah - let's just get that out the way - best novel i have read in a long, long time. Also it was written by a black African woman and so ticks a whole lot of the boxes of the majority of books i am trying to read these days - different gender, different colour, different country... tick, tick, tick. Before i got started with the book, i came into contact with [...]

By | 2018-01-17T22:09:43+00:00 January 11th, 2018|inspire-ations, thorts of other people, what i am reading|8 Comments

Dear Ijeawele: a book review

The other day i borrowed and read 'Dear Ijeawele: or a feminist manifesto in fifteen suggestions' by Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. My friend Heidi had just finished reading it and had it with her on a recent weekend away and so i asked if i could borrow it. At 60ish pages it feels a little more like an extended pamphlet than a book and it was easy to munch down in one session - [...]

By | 2017-05-30T14:14:15+00:00 May 30th, 2017|what i am reading|0 Comments