Ayiti


Book Reviews

  Having read but one short collection this entire year, I’m ending 2014 with a really good one. I was gifted this signed copy by a friend and I am so grateful. Ayiti is Roxane Gay’s debut novel of short stories. It confronts the reader with Haiti, the good and the bad. It consists of […]

December 27, 2014

Americanah


Book Reviews

Chimamanda! Chimamanda! Did I say Chimamanda! Ah Americanah swept me off my feet and has had me deep in reflection for the past 3 weeks.  That hasn’t happened to me in quite some time after finishing a book.  I found myself rereading passages after I’d finished it. I couldn’t get enough. Americanah is Adichie’s third […]

March 10, 2014

We Need New Names


Book Reviews

“Then we are rushing then we are running then we are running and laughing and laughing and laughing.” (back cover of We Need New Names)  The truth comes from the mouths of babes is what kept coming to mind as I was reading this captivating story.  We Need New Names struck me at first with […]

October 7, 2013