Search Results: "Esi Edugyan"


BOOK REVIEW

HALF-BLOOD BLUES by Esi Edugyan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 28, 2012

"A memorable evocation of the defiant thrill of jazz at a terrible time."
In Edugyan's second novel, finalist for the 2011 Man Booker Prize, some jazz musicians find their music and lives endangered in Nazi Germany and occupied Paris. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SECOND LIFE OF SAMUEL TYNE by Esi Edugyan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"A talented author to watch as her narrative technique matures."
The Canadian-born Edugyan's unrelenting debut finds life—first and second—somber and bleak. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOMEGOING by Yaa Gyasi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2016

"A promising debut that's awake to emotional, political, and cultural tensions across time and continents."
A novel of sharply drawn character studies immersed in more than 250 hard, transformative years in the African-American diaspora. Read full book review >