Cape Coral Bookies

October's book discussion is about "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. 

Book Description

Release date: March 4, 2014

One of The New York Times's Ten Best Books of the Year

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction

An NPR "Great Reads" Book, a Chicago Tribune Best Book, a Washington Post Notable Book, a Seattle Times Best Book, anEntertainment Weekly Top Fiction Book, a Newsday Top 10 Book, and a Goodreads Best of the Year pick.

A powerful, tender story of race and identity by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun.

Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-9/11 America closed to him, he instead plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion—for each other and for their homeland. 

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  • Nancy H.

    Excellent meeting. My first time and cannot wait for next month.

    1 · October 4

  • Nancy H.

    Well I waited and I guess I figured out I'm at the wrong library so I'm on my way I'm leaving now the library on 39th to come back to the one on Chiquita. See you guys in a few

    October 4

  • Patty H.

    I'm still reading the book because I just had so much going on this month. Hope to meet up next month. Thanks for understanding

    October 4

  • Dawn C.

    Will be out of town this weekend - hate to miss the book discussion - always mentally invigorating!

    October 2

  • Jeanie S.

    I'm so sorry ... I've just been too busy with my work & haven't had enough time to read....:(

    September 29

  • Nancy H.

    Loving my first read. Still have a little to go.See you all Oct. 4

    September 27

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