- "Descendants: A sprawling take of a family split between Africa and America" by Laura Miller, The New Yorker, May 30, 2016.
- "Isabel Wilkerson Reviews Yaa Gyasi's 'Homegoing" by Isabel Wilkerson, The New York Times, June 6, 2016.
- "'Homegoing' Is A Sprawling Epic, Brimming with Compassion" by Jean Zimmerman, National Public Radio, June 7, 2016.
- "The blazing success of Yaa Gyasi's 'Homegoing,' a panoramic portrait of the slave trade's legacy" by Steph Cha, Los Angeles Times, June 10, 2016.
- "'Homegoing,' by Yaa Gyasi: A bold tale of slavery for a new 'Roots' generation" by Rob Charles, The Washington Post, June 13, 2016.
- "Yaa Gyasi’s ‘Homegoing’ is chosen for One Book, One Region," by Kristina Dorsey, The Day, June 11, 2017