historical fiction

Read Harder: Colonial or Postcolonial Literature

This week’s Read Harder challenge is a more complicated one. Before diving into a list of colonial or postcolonial titles, let’s look at a brief definition of “colonial” and “postcolonial” literature, as stated in Kathleen Keenan’s Book Riot post for this challenge: “‘Colonial literature’ is most easily defined as literature written during a time of […]

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Read Harder 2017: Read a Book About, or Written By, Immigrants

It’s Monday, and we’re back with the 5th Read Harder Challenge for 2017: Read a book written by an immigrant, or with a central immigrant theme.  As always, click on a cover or a title to place a hold! Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie FICTION ADICHIE “As teenagers in a Lagos secondary school, Ifemelu and […]

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