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Losing your language, learning another

There were so many great quotes I wanted to pull from NoViolet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names.

Darling is a little girl growing up in Zimbabwe. 268 more words


March at a Glance

As I summed up before, I used March to get into books by diverse authors. I read a couple urban fantasy books that were just released as well that I’d been waiting for, but the rest were by PoC. 832 more words


'We Need New Names' reviewed

NoViolet Bulawayo’s debut novel may not be considered a grand, sweeping novel, but it sure felt like one. We Need New Names is about Darling, a young Zimbabwean girl whose narration is honest and beautiful. 373 more words


Read Harder Challenge - Task #8

I’ve fallen a tad behind in my challenge reads and it’s only March – this does not bode well. Anyway, I’m back on the horse, wagon, whatever and have just read  694 more words


We Need New Names

Author: NoViolet Bulawayo

Sometimes, very seldom actually, I come across a book that I can honestly refer to as a masterpiece. I love to read and read voraciously, and usually enjoy most books that I read – but most of them don’t affect me or surprise me. 695 more words


We Need New Names

Sincere apologies for the silence over the last few weeks. It was my intent to post a review a week but I seem to have a lot less time on my hands. 494 more words

Week 27: We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo

“We are living at a time when the world is becoming smaller – throw a stone in a crowded place and you will hit a couple of people who come from somewhere, who are removed from their homelands for one reason or another. 659 more words

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