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Ghana in Context: Home

Research Ghanaian history to get some context while reading Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi


Further Reading

Other novels you may like:

Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

There There by Tommy Orange

Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Beautiful Struggle: A Memoir by Ta-Nehisi Coates

She would be king by Wayetu Moore

Washington Black by Esi Edugyan

Mudbound by Hillary Jordan

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Sing, Unburied Sing by Jesmyn Ward

The house of the spirits by Isabel Allende




A professor with Ghanaian roots unearths a slave castle’s history — and her own (from PRI):