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Review: We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo

Review first appeared in Mascara Literary Review
We Need New Names

By NoViolet Bulawayo

Vintage Books

ISBN 970099581888


We Need New Names is a work of literary fiction about hunger of all kinds. 1,234 more words

Hayley Scrivenor

We Need New Names, by NoViolet Bulawayo

I know, I know, everybody else read NoViolet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names ages ago when it was shortlisted for the Booker and won a swag of awards in 2013.  1,328 more words


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You know how people find things that go well together like discovering that “aha” feeling when taking chilled water right after eating mints,   I have also discovered some book combinations I think people should try. 262 more words

book review: we need new names by NoViolet Bulawayo


We need new names, begins with Darling and her friends Chipo, Stina, Bastard, Spo, and Godknows on their way to steal guavas because they are so hungry. 627 more words

Book Review: The Book of Memory

The story that you have asked me to tell you does not begin with the pitiful ugliness of Lloyd’s death. It begins on a long-ago day in August when the sun seared my blistered face and I was nine years old and my father and mother sold me to a strange man.

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