Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Releases Book “Notes on Grief” After Her Father’s Death

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Releases Book “Notes on Grief” After Her Father’s Death

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Sarah M. Broom, writer for the New York Times, released an article discussing the nonfiction book that Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wrote to discuss the death of her father and the mourning that followed. In Adichie’s 30-section exploration Notes on Grief, she focuses on four particular days–one being the day where she sees her father on a Zoom call, tired but happen, and then three days after that, where her brother calls her so that she can see her father in his last moments. Broom cites one particular line from Adichie that best describes the limitations of expressing one’s grief through words: “You …

An Offering of Quotes For the Day of the Dead

An Offering of Quotes For the Day of the Dead

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Today is a day when millions of people put flowers and food before images of their dead in an organized effort to love and honor those that were here before them. In a similar spirit, I give you literary flowers—snippets and quotes— to stir our living spirits and turn our inner eyes towards our memories.