Tag: #ReadDiverse2016

No 631 GraceLand by Chris Abani

Chris Abani has suffered for his writing. Imprisoned on several occasions by the Nigerian authorities, once when he was only 16, he now lives in America, the country that has a powerful cultural pull on the characters in GraceLand, his debut novel. Indeed, Abani explores both Western and Nigerian themes to create a unique perspective…

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2016 Bookish Resolutions!

  I’m not usually one for resolutions and if I do make them, they tend to be small and manageable. However, when I saw that this week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic from The Broke and The Bookish was my Top Ten bookish resolutions, I thought I would take a look at what I’d like to…

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“If you don't know ... when the lights will go out ... you might as well read." --- Clive James

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