Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Seven top novels about Americans of color living abroad

Ruth Minah Buchwald is an intern at Electric Literature.

She tagged seven novels about Americans of color living abroad, including:
The Tenth Muse by Catherine Chung

A gifted mathematician from the Midwest is scrutinized for her mixed-race background in both her personal and professional lives. She goes on to be one of the few women graduates of MIT in the 1960s and then to complete a fellowship in Bonn, Germany, where she plans on solving the challenging Riemann hypothesis. Math, family, and legacy are beautifully explored in Chung’s most recent novel.
Read about another entry on the list at Electric Lit.

The Tenth Muse is among Erica Wright's nine crime novels featuring glamorous women.

My Book, The Movie: The Tenth Muse.

--Marshal Zeringue