Yaa Gyasi. Natan Dvir

Yaa Gyasi on the Long Shadow of Slavery in America

Ghanaian-American writer Yaa Gyasi talks to Haaretz about what inspired her acclaimed debut novel, 'Homecoming,' in which two different worlds - 18th century Ghana and present day America – are linked by devastating exploitation

NEW YORK – At first glance, Cape Coast Castle in Ghana looks like a fusion between an ancient luxury estate and Alcatraz penitentiary. It’s an impressively large architectural structure, 160-by-80 meters of...

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