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Aminatta Forna new novel “Happiness” out in March

Aminatta Forna’s newest novel Happiness will hit US stores in March in the USA from Atlantic Monthly Press and in April in the UK from Bloomsbury. There’s no word on when African readers will get their mitts on this novel just yet. Aminatta Forna isn’t unfamiliar to readers of this blog with three novels The […]


Novelist Aminatta Forna is Baileys Womens Prize for Literature 2017 judge

Novelist Aminatta Forna is a Baileys Prize for Literature 2017 judge. The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction was established to recognise the literary achievement of female writers after the Booker Prize of 1991 failed to shortlist a woman despite 60% of novels published that year being by female authors. The prize that year would go […]