Monday, November 19, 2018

Greta Gerwig's ten favorite books

Greta Gerwig is an American actress, playwright, screenwriter, and director (Lady Bird). One of her ten favorite books, as shared at
Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

In this book, Ms. Adichie has constructed a full-on romance that has the addictive power of a Jane Austen novel but with the specifics of life in Nigeria, as well as life in the United States as an immigrant. I fell in love with Ifemelu and Obinze in a way that I haven’t felt since I was a child reading novels for the first time.
Read about another entry on the list.

Americanah is among Nada Awar Jarrar's ten favorite books about exile.

--Marshal Zeringue