Book Review: Tade Thompson’s Rosewater

If the events and characters are the weft, giving color and pattern to this narrative, Nigerian life and Yoruba custom are the warp that gives it structure. … Through his words I tasted and smelt the suya Kaaro eats at a roadside stand, felt the heat from the smoldering remains of reanimated bodies “restored” by the dome, and sprinted down a dusty road from a killer robot.

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Book Review: Rivers Solomon’s An Unkindness of Ghosts

Solomon through Aster continually questions the value of the past we have: without a living connection to the past, what are we? Are we free, or are we lost?

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