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Until I read Anne Frank’s diary, I had found books a literal escape from what could be the harsh reality around me. After I read…
There’s a point at which writing a book, or a long article, begins to feel like mental labor, and it’s too painful to connect in…
I am becoming increasingly difficult to please as a reader, but I adore being surprised by a really wonderful book, written by someone I’ve never…
In ways I don’t entirely have the words for, an experience, thought or a lesson isn’t real for me until I’ve written down.
In general, I almost always watch foreign films.
I love my mother so much, because I see the whole of her.
I listen mostly to classical music.
I always knew mum loved me – tough, look-after-yourself love, as if she knew she wouldn’t always be there.
The memoirs that have come out of Africa are sometimes startlingly beautiful, often urgent, and essentially life-affirming, but they are all performances of courage and…
One of the things about being raised British in Africa is that you get this double whammy of toughness. The continent in place itself made…
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