World Lit: African Literature w/ Joe Volk

August 2, 2017

Claude and Joe dig into world literature by listing and discussing their favorite works of African literature. Joe breaks down two metaphors that highlight the benefits of reading world literature and shares three important tips to consider when reading books from different countries or cultures. And, Claude makes a big promise for the show once we hit 15 iTunes reviews. TONS of book recommendations on this episode (see full episode description)! Enjoy and be sure to RATE and REVIEW the show if you're digging what you hear!

EMAIL US: brlpodcast@gmail.com

FOLLOW US: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

BOOKS MENTIONED:

Things Fall Apart - Chinua Abeche

Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad

The Joys of Motherhood - Buchi Emecheta

The River Between - Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

Aya - Maguerite Abouchet

Teju Cole - Open City

Patrice Nganang - Dog Days

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie- Americanah

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - Half of a Yellow Sun

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - The Danger of a Single Story (Ted Talk)

 

00:0000:00

Facebook Comments: