Today’s quote: Toni Morrison

“Maybe that was love. Choking sounds and silence”

   Toni Morrison. The Bluest Eye


The danger of a single story.

Chimamanda Adichie

First of all, I wanted to wish you all a happy new year!

What a better way of starting the year than talking of books, particularly of those endless best-of lists published everywhere when the year comes to an end/starts afresh. I was extremelly glad to see that against all odds the Nigerian young author Chimamanda Adichie’s last novel, Americanah has been given the first place in the well-coveted New York Times’ 10 Best Books list.

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