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Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into short story here are some short story books from Benin for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.


Autobiography of the Lower East Side : A Novel in Short Stories by Rashidah Ismaili EN

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Country: Africa / Benin flag Benin
"This well established poet makes a brilliant debut in fiction with these complex, poetically detailed, interrelated stories of Blacks from Africa, the Caribbean and the USA who converge and form an artistic community in the early 1960s in the most easterly regions of Alphabet City ." -David Henderson, author of 'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky "Ismaili charts the lower East side just prior to the turbulent, revolutionary Sixties, when the influence of Leroi Jones and the Black Arts Movement signaled a cultural sea-change. Her characters persevere through desertion, loss, abandonment and betraya... continue
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