Love the book recommendation, have read 2/6 of them. Yay!!
In our last episode with Cajetan Iheka, when we talked about his book Naturalizing Africa, he shared a few book recommendations. In case you missed the titles and authors, here they are listed and linked:
- American War by Omar El Akkad is a futuristic novel that looks at America within a second civil war context, in which the south (the Confederacy) is winning.
- Homegoing, is a work of fiction set in both Ghana and the United States, written by Yaa Gyasi, a Ghanaian-American author.
- Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue is about the Cameroon financial crisis of 2008 and its impact on an American executive and a driver in NYC.
- Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor is by Rob Nixon.
- A Critique of Black Reason is by Achille Mbembe.
- Oil Wealth and Insurgency in Nigeria by Omolade Adunbi was first mentioned by Kim when she…
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