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Hair by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The mother cried every day.

The father had signed the agreement one afternoon after drinking a whole carton of Guinness at the club, after his friend Lugardson proposed a game of cards and wrote out the agreement that said whoever won would take over the other’s property and added that it was a joke of course and not at all legal. 426 more words


The Danger of a Single Story

Reference: You May Be Right

The ASC (anti scientology community) leadership hunkered into their bunker to re-strategize after reading the above-referenced post. Apparently, my allusion to the inherent liability of adopting a single narrative in lock-step fashion was taken as a threat to their anti-scientology story-telling cottage industry.   75 more words

My 2016 must read booklist

Hello beautiful people, how are y’all doing this lovely Friday? TGIF. I love Fridays, it’s like a magical day heralding the presence of the weekend. 609 more words

An Analysis of Americanah by Chimamanda Adichie

In the last two days, I have been opening the copy of Americanah  that I checked out from the library, expecting there to be more for me to read, and feeling disappointed that there isn’t. 1,479 more words

Social Justice

Olikoye by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

How softly the rain fell that Monday morning when my water broke. Because I was used to the raging downpours of Lagos, this quiet patter calmed me, filled me with peace. 1,565 more words


Adichie's Africa

James Ferguson says in the opening of his book Global Shadows:

“What kind of place is Africa? The question, on the face of it, is an improbable one. 318 more words

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