are african writers trumping

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie © Karen JacksonAn interesting question is raised. Do the African writers (in or outside the diaspora) squeeze out the African-American writers? Quite a number of young writers with African roots have drawn attention to themselves by writing good books. 

But … is the question really interesting? Does it matter where a writer comes from? Does he or she need to dig up the roots? 

Read about it.


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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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