Book Review: Men Without Women (Haruki Murakami)

Book Review: Men Without Women (Haruki Murakami)

Men Without Women is the fourth book that I’ve read from acclaimed Japanese author Haruki Murakami. Despite being familiar with Murakami’s writing, I found this collection of stories distinct from his other works of fiction yet at the same time oddly...
Book Review: Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)

Book Review: Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)

“Is love this misguided need to have you beside me most of the time? Is love this safety I feel in our silence? Is it this belonging, this completeness?” Chimamanda Ngozi Adicie’s sophomore novel, Half of a Yellow Sun is nothing short of a...
Book Review: A Grain of Wheat (Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o)

Book Review: A Grain of Wheat (Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o)

The best way I can sum up A Grain of Wheat, by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, is that it captures the essence of Kenya. Having visted the country on several occasions over the past decade I found the description of the landscape, customs and behavior of the cast of...

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