Earlier this week, African Book Addict! was honored via 2 book blog features. It’s funny how the features were posted a day after the other, as I did not anticipate such close timing at all :).
Thanks again to Mary and Whitney for the features!
Head on over to Mary Okeke’s blog over at – Mary Okeke Reviews and check out the Blogger Spotlight project that featured African Book Addict! This project aims at introducing other fascinating blogs that also discuss African literature to the world.
Also check out Whitney’s book blog – Brown Books and Green Tea for the African Book Addict! #DiverseBookBloggers feature, that promotes diversity in the book blogging community.
Other interesting LIT links to indulge in:
- James Baldwin and Chinua Achebe’s Forgotten Conversation About Beauty, Morality and the Political Power of Art via Brain Pickings. Can James Baldwin and Chinua Achebe do any wrong? This is a bold, impactful conversation (and it gets a bit dramatic) between the two wise men.
- White Schools vs. Black Hair in Post-Apartheid South Africa by Panashe Chigumadzi via The New York Times. Like I said in the Sweet Medicine review – Panashe is doing amazing things for the continent with her outspokenness. This article is EXCELLENT.
- Osondu of Incessant Scribble wrote a heartfelt book review of Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. If you still need a nudge to read the book, check out his review! I posted my thoughts/review of Homegoing back in September :).
- Safe House by Zoë Gadegbeku via AFREADA is one of my absolute favorite short stories on the website. Zoë just completed her first year in the Creative Writing MFA Program at Emerson College. She’s originally from Ghana (she actually went to one of my high schools here in Accra) and I already see her maturing into an even more fabulous writer in the future. Please read it!
Check out the first LIT links mélange from back in May – here