Book Review: ‘What Napoleon Could Not Do’ by DK Nnuro

Early in DK Nnuro’s debut novel, a Ghanaian father presiding over his son’s divorce ritual is introduced by his well-read brother to the concept of schadenfreude. “Delighting in [someone else’s] misery,” it’s defined. Again and again, the characters in What […]

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Q&A: Author DK Nnuro talks joy, misery and debut novel ‘What Napoleon Could Not Do’

Opportunity and struggle, promise and disappointment, joy and misery. DK Nnuro’s debut novel, What Napoleon Could Not Do, explores these dualities through the eyes of Jacob and Belinda Nti, Ghanaian-born siblings who aspire to move to the U.S. but have […]

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