Daily Archives: February 8, 2016

Strong Women?

I recently read two very different novels about young female immigrants – the books were both rereads –my latest reviews:  Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín (2009) and Americana by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (2013).   Both authors are themselves immigrants, from Ireland and Nigeria respectively,  Adichie is young … Continue reading

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Americana (x3)

Americana  (x3) by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria/US) 2013/ 496 pages read by Adjoa Andoh-  17h 28m rating: 10  / contemp.  immigrant fiction (read and listened) A reading group decided to read this and although I’ve read it twice (back-to-back in 2013) I … Continue reading

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