Books Read in 2016: September

Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Dreams in a Time of War: A Childhood Memoir. London: Harvill Secker, 2010.

The first memoir of a set that expands this October, exploring Gikuyu life and traditions and the meaning of coming of age in settler colonial Kenya.

Alvin Tillery, Between Homeland to Motherland: Africa, U.S. Foreign Policy, and Black Leadership in America. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011.

Attempts to demonstrate that elites from various Black political tendencies shaped foreign policy interests to conform to domestic interests rather than transnational ones.

 

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