Category Archive: Africa

Things Fall Apart – Chinua Achebe


This month’s book group read was Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe. I read the slim volume quite a few weeks ago now so I was glad of the discussion in the local pub’s… Continue reading

‘Swing Time’ by Zadie Smith – #20 Books of Summer


My experience of Zadie Smith’s writing has been extreme. When the world went crazy for her debut, White Teeth (2000), I just didn’t feel the love, but I was persuaded to give Smith another… Continue reading

‘Under the Udala Trees’ Chinelo Okparanta – #20 Books of Summer


I might only be two books into my #20 Books of Summer Reading Challenge (hosted by Cathy at 746 Books), but I’m currently playing catch up on a week’s holiday in Italy and… Continue reading