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The Back Story Behind ‘Transcendent Kingdom’: Yaa Gyasi Is a Solid Friend

Loyalty spurred the best-selling author to visit a neuroscientist’s lab. What she saw there inspired her next narrator. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-17 09:00:05 UTC ]
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A Scientist Tries to Understand Her Family Problems Through Mice

Yaa Gyasi’s debut novel Homegoing told the story of two branches of a Ghanaian family, one descended from a woman who marries a white slave trader and whose line stays in Ghana, another descended from her half-sister who is captured and sent to America in bondage. Gyasi’s second novel... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-09-11 11:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: September 14, 2020

Elena Ferrante returns with the #8 book in the country, ‘The Lying Life of Adults.’ Plus Yaa Gyasi’s ‘Transcendent Kingdom,’ the latest Read with Jenna pick, lands at #4 in hardcover fiction, and Yusef Salaam, one of the Exonerated Five, coauthors the YA novel-in-verse ‘Punching the Air.’ Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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After her epic debut novel on slavery's descendants, Yaa Gyasi wrote even closer to home

In 'Transcendent Kingdom,' Yaa Gyasi's second novel, she focuses on America — its promise and peril — and on one Ghanaian American family in Alabama. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-08-27 16:49:47 UTC ]
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Yaa Gyasi’s ‘Transcendent Kingdom’ is a book of blazing brilliance

Gyasi’s novel is nothing like ‘Homegoing,’ her hit debut, but it’s just as rewarding. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-25 11:00:00 UTC ]
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