Culture Diary: Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

Yaa Gyasi’s first book, Homegoing, was my favorite book of 2017, and one of my favorites ever, honestly. Here’s what I had to say about the book when I read it:

It’s common, these days, for novels to switch points of view from chapter to chapter, bouncing around so much you sometimes get a feeling of whiplash. With Homegoing, you don’t stay with any one character for more than a…