Search Results: "Simi Linton"


BOOK REVIEW

MY BODY POLITIC by Simi Linton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 28, 2006

"Wholly enjoyable."
The struggles, joys and political awakening of a firecracker of a narrator who has spent her adult life in a wheelchair. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YORUBA GIRL DANCING by Simi Bedford
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"Evocative story of coming-of-age, cultural transformations, and continuities."
Funny, touching debut by a Nigerian-born resident of London: a young Yoruba girl goes off to a posh English boarding-school after WW II to learn English ways in preparation for life in her soon-to-be-independent nation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AN INCURABLE INSANITY by Simi K. Rao
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"An often intoxicating, if narrowly focused, will-they-or-won't-they tale."
In Rao's debut novel, an arranged Indian marriage sets the stage for an intimate look at the exasperating madness of love. Read full book review >