African

AMERICANAH
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Though Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‚Äôs third novel maintains its vibrant discursiveness for nearly 500 pages, one of its pinnacles comes right at the start, when a visit to an African hair salon in a depressed part of New Jersey propels our Nigerian protagonist, Ifemelu, into a fascinating series of cultural exchanges. Read more…