September 2017 – Reading Spots’ Books of the Month

These are the books of the month for September 2017. If you have a suggested book for future months, do email the title and a short review to contact@readingspots.org 

 Adult (African): Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga

Adult (Non-fiction, ethics): Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers by Kwame Anthony Appiah

http://eduspots.org/should-we-strive-to-be-appiahs-cosmopolitans-a-review-of-cosmopolitanism-ethics-in-a-world-of-strangers/

August 2017

Primary (African): Chicken in the Kitchen by Nnedi Okorafor and Mehrdokht Amini

Secondary (African): The Rhino in the Paddock by Tito Alai

Adult (African): Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

 

 

Adult (Non-fiction, ethics): Drowning Strangers: Grappling with Impossible Idealism by Larissa MacFarquhar

http://eduspots.org/what-should-we-make-of-extreme-do-gooders-review-of-drowning-strangers-voyages-to-the-brink-of-moral-extremity/

 

 

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