Posts Tagged ‘Zimbabwe’

We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo

 Shortlisted for the 2013 Booker Prize Five words from the blurb: shanty, dream, challenges, America, new We Need New Names begins in Zimbabwe where 10-year-old Darling is living in a shanty town. She manages to stave off her hunger pangs by stealing guavas from the homes of rich, white people. Things look as though they might improve with the […]