‘Colourful names capture cultural heritage,’ Sue Green, The Press, 11 Aug 2014

“Zimbabwe-born NoViolet Bulawayo is promoted by her publishers as a “superstar author”, one whose first novel, We Need New Names, was shortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize. She’s the first black African woman and first Zimbabwean to receive this accolade.

The book, set in a Zimbabwean shantytown and in the US, is told in the voice of a 10-year-old African child, Darling. She immigrates to America, but the adjustment is fraught.” Read More.