taiye selasie

[…] quel senso di epifania, quella stessa inquietante scoperta di non aver capito, che una cosa guardata innumerevoli volte e percepita come ordinaria, trascurabile, in realtà era bella, era sempre stata bella.
—  La bellezza delle cose fragili, Taiye Selasi
  • Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi
  • Salt by Nayyirah Waheed
  • Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
  • The Body in Pain by Elaine Scarry
  • On the New by Boris Groys
  • Political Order and Political Decay by Francis Fukuyama 
  • Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Bone by Yrsa Daley-Ward
  • The Anatomy of Being by Shinji Moon
  • Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Being and Nothingness by Jean-Paul Sarte
  • The Other Side of Paradise by Staceyann Chin
  • Essays in Love by  Alain De Botton
  • The Consolations of Philosophy by Alain De Botton

Taiye Selasi, author of the novel Ghana Must Go, will be a guest at the 2015 Kwani?Litfest from 1-6 December