Arts + Culture

The Okayafrica 2016 Year-End Book List

We look back at the biggest, baddest books of 2016 by African and Diasporan writers.

We’ve been wanting to wish 2016 good riddance almost immediately upon its arrival and now it’s nearly time. But before we bring out the von Trapp children to bid it adieu, let us acknowledge something that didn’t disappoint us in 2016: books.

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6 Stunning Quotes From Zadie Smith on Race, Politics and Social Change

We take a closer look at Zadie Smith's powerful statements in her NPR interview where she talks about her new novel, "Swing Time."