Book Review: Babouk: Voices of Resistance (Guy Endore)

I must confess that Babouk: Voices of Resistance confounded me. Before reading this intriguingly titled novel, my interest was piqued because of the subject matter, the Haitian Revolution, and the genre, historical fiction. I expected this novel to surely leave a...

Book Review: Segu – Maryse Condé

Segu is a masterful, captivating saga penned by Maryse Condé. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it from cover to cover. What I found most striking is the portrayal of the African slave trade from the perspective of Africans, both enslaved and free. I also appreciated how...

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