NAMWALI SERPELL’S DEBUT novel, The Old Drift, has the scope and depth of a full lifetime’s work. Serpell combines history, science, magical realism, and social commentary in her multi-generational story, which begins in a colonial settlement called the Old Drift and ends with a social-technological revolution in near-future Zambia. She begins with an Old Drifter […]
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