It’s no secret that we believe in the power of books to not only inform, but transform. While every book you read has the ability to change you simply by giving you a new perspective or by transporting you to a new world for an hour or two at a time, there are some books that get under your skin and destroy everything you thought you knew about the world. This is a list of books guaranteed to change the way you view yourself, the world, and everyone in it. Which one are you going to read first?
From the back of the book: Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-9/11 America closed to him, he instead plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria and reignite their passion—for each other and for their homeland. Get your copy here!