So I @KhalozaBooks committed myself to reading an African authored book each week for the whole year of 2019. Follow my book reading chronicles & mini reviews weekly – Comes out every Sunday! [also on Twitter & FB].
Rating scale: Each book gets a score out of 5 📙 (5 being the highest rating)
Week 4: ‘The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears’ (2007) by Dinaw Mengestu (Ethiopia) “How was I supposed to live in America when I had never really left Ethiopia?” A debut novel that looks at the internal crisis of immigrant friends, with varying social status in the United States. An uncharacteristically honest language style. Book rating: 📙 📙 📙#ReadWriteAfrican