Celebrating 21 years since the debut of The Scholar by Courttia Newland. A Black British classic, the novel tells the story of Cory and Sean, two cousins growing up on a West London estate.
Sixteen-year-old Starr has carefully managed to balance the two worlds she inhabits, until the night her best friend is murdered.
Mireille Duval Jameson is a successful lawyer and daughter of one of the richest men in Haiti. One horrifying day, her life of privilege is cruelly snatched from her.
As I was reading this collection of essays exploring what it meant to be Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic in the UK today, I couldn't help but sigh that this conversation about identity was still being had. I was immediately transported back to when I was studying for my English Lit degree, and having lengthy … Continue reading The Good Immigrant
Asides from collecting books to my ever growing To Read pile, my other obsession is listening to podcasts.This started during a low period in my life when I didn't have much energy to read anything (much less blog about it) but still wanted to receive something interesting into my spirit and so my love affair … Continue reading Mostly Lit podcast