Author: Savvy Kenya

A savvy Kenyan in Japan

When this Americanah book first came out to glowing reviews and recommendations all over, I did not read it. I did not want to be disappointed, because no one has the guts to criticize Africa’s most celebrated author at the moment. When you have high expectations for a book, you set yourself up for disappointment. So I let the book lie for months and months, but eventually I plucked up the courage to start it. It wasn’t long before I got buried into the book, absorbing and relating to the stories the characters went through, especially the experiences based in…

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