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Top 10 books about roots | Nadia Owusu

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

From American giants such as Toni Morrison and James Baldwin to memoirs by Xiaolu Guo and Vladimir Nabokov, Nadia Owusu picks the best works that explore notions of home When I was a child, my father told me stories about his childhood in Ghana's Ashanti region. And, because he knew that I wouldn't learn much about Africa in my primary schools in Europe, he was determined to instruct me about Ghanaian culture, customs and history. Our history, he emphasised, did not begin with colonisation. Related: Nadia Owusu: 'I wrote as a way to process trauma'
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