‘The Beautiful Struggle’ by Ta-Nehisi Coates

I first read Ta-Nehisi Coates whilst researching my dissertation. He wrote a fantastic article on the problematic casting of Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone in Nina, which can be found here. You cannot read this article and not recognise that this is one of most intelligent, articulate writers of our time. So, of course, I went out… Continue reading ‘The Beautiful Struggle’ by Ta-Nehisi Coates

‘The Thirteen Problems’ by Agatha Christie

As I mentioned in my previous post, I have recently been delving into my collection of unread works by my favourite authors. I like to think of it as a form of comfort reading that still allows me to keep up the productivity I feel when I read something new. In a continuation of this… Continue reading ‘The Thirteen Problems’ by Agatha Christie

‘Purple Hibiscus’ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Life seems to be rushing past me lately, hence the unacceptable amount of time that has passed since my last post. What should you do when life takes a turn for the stressful? Read your favourite author of course. This is exactly what I did with the last two books I have read, the first… Continue reading ‘Purple Hibiscus’ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie