My First Flipback: Little Bee

Welp.  I read my first flipback book.  Thanks to Laura Stanfill, whose blog you can check out here, for introducing me to them!  I won a copy of The Other Hand (known as Little Bee in the United States) by Chris Cleave from this blog post by Laura.  Here's what a flipback book looks like.... Continue Reading →

A Literature of Their Own: Nigeria’s Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I found myself thrilled and enthralled with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TED talk.  She spoke about models in literature, and because I use an Alice Walker essay about models for my composition courses, I felt immediately connected to her ideas.  I even ran back to my class the next night and made them watch part of... Continue Reading →

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