Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie I think this book was more me than the book. I love Adichie. Her writing is gorgeously clear and precise and loaded with meaning without having to mine for it. This book is about 15-year-old Kambili, who has been raised by an abusively religious (is that a term? itContinue reading “Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie”

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie This book. Holy shit. This book is everything I’ve ever wanted in a book. It’s gorgeously written, clear, precise, smart, feminist, intelligent, passionate and full of hope and despair and love. It tells the story of a Nigerian immigrant come to America to live with her once-proud aunt so sheContinue reading “Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie”