Articles tagged percival everett

Wednesday, July 22 2009

I Am Not Sidney Poitier by Percival Everett

By saying Not is not Sidney Poitier, the reader is tempted to compare him to Sidney Poitier just as the characters do, when the author is pointedly saying that we shouldn’t.


Sunday, March 1 2009

In the United States of Africa by Abdourahman A. Waberi

In David and Nicole Ball’s translation, Waberi’s prose reads as both riotously funny and lyrically lush, offering big laughs as well as multifaceted subtleties of expression.


Tuesday, December 4 2007

The Water Cure by Percival Everett

Percival Everett, an innovative writer of contemporary fiction, tells a story violent and crude, yet captivating in The Water Cure.


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