Monthly Archives: May 2017

Books: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Homegoing by Yaa GyasiMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Yaa Gyasi’s “Homegoing” explores the slave trade and its impact over the generations from the 18th-century British Gold Coast colony to modern-day Ghana. Each chapter in this ambitious novel is from … Continue reading

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Books: A Garden of Earthly Delights by Joyce Carol Oates

A Garden of Earthly Delights by Joyce Carol OatesMy rating: 2 of 5 stars This was my first Joyce Carol Oates novel and it’s a difficult read beginning with the lives of “white trash” migrant farmworkers in the United States. … Continue reading

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