Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Saturday, July 02, 2016
A Hilarious Memoir of an Awkward Life
Off the Shelf
By Tolani Osan | Friday,
July 01, 2016
I’ve spent much of my twenties trying to come to terms with my
awkwardness, cringing months—years, even—after any given social misstep.
Enter Issa Rae, the queen of graceless girls like me. Her web series “The
Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl” and hilarious resulting memoir provide
an uncannily accurate and helpful guide for navigating the world as an
awkward black girl. READ