PHENOMENALLY YOURS, EFURU

Maya Angelou’s “Phenomenal Woman” Is Flora Nwapa’s “Efuru”. She exudes confidence that is not store-bought. She possesses the ability to

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CAUGHT IN ASIAMA’S SUPENSE NET: Review of Chimeka Garricks’ Tomorrow Died Yesterday

Chimeka Garricks weaves a net of suspense from the first chapter. He drops readers right in the middle of a kidnapping gone wrong

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DELICIOUS: A Reflection and a Review

It is interesting to discover how life often comes full circle. Starting this blog is an example. I had a

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WHOSE NAME IS THIS ANYWAY? Review of Dinaw Mengestu’s All Our Names

These were not the intended opening words to this post. Initially, there was a flowery introduction that basically said I

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ZADIE SMITH DELIVERS

Zadie Smith’s piece in the February 3, 2014 edition of The New Yorker resonates with a large audience in the wake

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MINCED BY THEROUX

It is always refreshing to read a short story that is worth effusing about. Today at the Library, I picked

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AN EVENING WITH SPARKS

Nicholas Sparks and Tamala Edwards in conversation at the Free Library of Philadelphia Every writer both aspiring and established seeks

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