Imbolo Mbue on the Importance

The topic of the life of an immigrant is still very much alive. How many writers who have left one place to move to another place have written down their experiences, their hopes, their struggles. Not just those of the writer, but also giving voice to the experience of others. 

Imbolo Mbue hails from the West African country Cameroon. She moved to the United States of America. Studied, worked, lost a job, started writing in a secluded way. She produced the well received novel Behold the Dreamers.

In this interview she tells more about her journey.

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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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