Tag Archives: Africa

Circle of Good

This story came to me as a tweet. It haunted me for a day and a night, compelling me to share it. The author is unknown. The facts cannot be authenticated, although feedback on this post indicated that it refers … Continue reading

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Americanah, by Chimamamda Ngozi Adichie

Americanah is a tale of two countries, Nigeria and the USA. The protagonist, Ifemelu invites the reader to sit with her at a braiding salon in Newark, New Jersey as she prepares to return to Nigeria after ten years in … Continue reading

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The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon: No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency (14), by Alexander McCall Smith

For those who have never read any of the previous episodes of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, this is a wonderful place to start, I would think, because episode 14 reviews so much of the past. Otherwise, the … Continue reading

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Emusoi: Maasai Girls Tell Their Stories by Kasia Parham

By dmulcare ¶ a ¶ Leave a comment ¶ Edit Kasia Parham relates the story of the struggle the Maasai of Kenya and Tanzania as they face extinction as a people. The Maasai have lost much of their traditional cattle … Continue reading

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