Tag: black people in America

  • Blunted on Reality by Chinedu Achebe

    Blunted on Reality by Chinedu Achebe

    This author has no relationship whatsoever with Chinua Achebe, apart from the fact that they hailed from the same Nigeria. I was updating my goodreads.com profile the other day, when one of my connections remarked that she was not aware that Chinua Achebe wrote a book titled “Blunted on Reality”. And of course, she was right, he did…

  • Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    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…