the rumpus interview with chimamanda ngozi adichie

More than 1.6 million Africa-born Afro-Americans have settled in the United States of America, I recently learned. What is life for these people? Why did they seek fame and fortune and education (or did they seek something else?) in that country? Chimamanda writes about this world of newcomers from the continent Africa, especially from the … Continue reading the rumpus interview with chimamanda ngozi adichie

laughter beneath the bridge

Normally I write the title of the book as the title of a blog, but this is not easy with this book. It is a Dutch publication, with four stories by Ben Okri. These four stories are taken from two different collections of stories, published in English. I have taken the English title of the … Continue reading laughter beneath the bridge