Several stories reflect te author's gnawing awareness of severe class and ethnic disparities in her adopted land.
Emanating from a small publishing house, this novel likely has no five- or six-figure advertising budget, and may escape notice. Make sure your local library gets it.
Author Chinua Achebe, who revolutionized literature concerning Africa with his groundbreaking novel, "Things Fall Apart," inspired generations of African writers.
Author Phillip Bonosky, a member of the Communist Party since 1938, died Saturday, March 2, in Brooklyn, N.Y.