All tagged coming of age

Sadness Is a White Bird

You feel the tension, you feel the idealism, you feel the weight of history... Moriel Rothman-Zecher magnificently weaves all these strands of Jewish identity together.  

Black Moses

Long-listed for the Man Booker International Prize, Mabanckou tells the tale of Moses, an orphan in the Congo Republic. He escapes the Congo orphanage to Pointe-Noire, where he falls in with thieves, and then leaves them to work for a kind brothel owner.