Here are some of the other books I often recommend with great enthusiasm:
- Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (novel)
- In the Country: Stories by Mia Alvar (short stories)
- White Teeth by Zadie Smith (novel)
- The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Annie Fadiman (non-fiction)
- King Leopold's Ghost by Adam Hochschild (non-fiction)
Tagging everyone who mentioned reading as an interest in their introductions!