Search Results: "Ama Ata Aidoo"


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CHANGES by Ama Ata Aidoo
Released: Dec. 1, 1993

"Esi seems more foolish than victimized, but the attitudes of the society portrayed here are real enough—and do add a new dimension to an otherwise familiar story. (First serial to Ms. Magazine)"
An informative, if a tad schematic, novel from Ghanaian writer Aidoo (Our Sister Killjoy, etc.—not reviewed) about women's identities and needs in contemporary Africa. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 9, 2018

"Engaging, useful, and sometimes annoyingly repetitious."
How some people achieve the "unforeseen blessing" of growth from adversity. Read full book review >

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MIS(H)ADRA by Iasmin Omar  Ata
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Big and stylish—of particular interest to those dealing with epilepsy or wanting to know more about the condition."
Artist, illustrator, and game designer Ata presents the story of a college student struggling with epilepsy while trying to live a normal life. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 1998

"This is likely to prove of special help to black women working to come to terms with serious depression."
``I have,'' Danquah notes early in this straightforward, moving memoir, ``been addicted to despair.'' For much of her life she has veered between bouts of mild depression and periods of extreme depression. Read full book review >

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Art of Mind III by Original Clyde Aidoo
Released: March 3, 2013

"Raw, affecting lyric from an assured poet."
Poems covering love, life, heart and home. Read full book review >

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ALMA MATER by Original Clyde Aidoo
Released: March 3, 2014

"A thoroughly unique poetry project."
An unlikely but engaging poetic tour of Midwestern colleges and universities. Read full book review >