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'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

Book Club

silicon valley reads author

The name Silicon Valley is equivalent to the world of high-tec, the world of computers and all kinds of other difficult constellations. 

But there is more to this valley. 59 more words


happy birthday africa president

The president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, is on his way to celebrate his birthday. He is an old man, but he is still in power.  31 more words