From the famous author of We Should All Be Feminists and Half of a Yellow Sun, Purple Hibiscus and Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, comes a new contemplative and intimate book about grief during a global pandemic: Notes on Grief.

The book tells a story of family members that are separated and unable to comfort each other when their father , husband and son dies. It is expected to launch on 1 1 May and is a prospective must read. Adichie wrote Notes on Grief following her father’s death in mid-2020.The book is part memoir , part love letter, and part journal about the deeply personal nature of grief as thousands of people around you are also grieving simultaneously. Notes on Grief is a timely read for everyone who is grieving something at the moment, whether it be the loss of a loved one, or simply the loss of the life we knew before the pandemic changed what is normal. Notes on Grief will connect readers across continents through the power of Adichie’s simple yet powerful language.

Although Adichie has made controversial remarks about trans women in the past, she is a remarkable writer and this book is sure to be a gripping read about the nature of grief.

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Hi, I'm Kendall and I'm a book lover, writer, and editor from Pretoria. I have a degree in Creative Writing and I'm finishing up my Honours in English Literature. I'm passionate about editing for South African writers because I think we have our own unique set of circumstances that influences how we read, write, and produce text.