The Fortune Men is the third novel by Nadifa Mohamed. It’s the fictional account of a historic miscarriage of junction that took place in Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales in 1952. It was set against the backdrop of the passing of George VI and the coronation of Elizabeth II.  It tells the story of Mahmoud Mattan, […]

As of May 31st 2021, I can officially say I got my reading mojo back, and I didn’t need to leave the country to find a toy boy to get my groove back. I’ve officially passed the number of books I read for the whole of 2020. That number was 27, and at the time […]

The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris

The original blurb for “The Other Black Girl”, the debut novel by Zakiya Dalila Harris described it as Get Out meets The Devil Wears Prada, and this is one of the reasons that piqued my interest. The yellow cover with two broken teeth on an Afro pick was the other reason I thought this book […]