Review | How Beautiful We Were by Imbolo Mbue

Review | How Beautiful We Were by Imbolo Mbue

"Set in the fictional African village of Kosawa, How Beautiful We Were tells the story of a people living in fear amidst environmental degradation wrought by an American oil company. Pipeline spills have rendered farmlands infertile. Children are dying from drinking toxic water. Promises of clean-up and financial reparations to the villagers are madeā€”and ignored. The [...]