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Scholastique Mukasonga’s Kibogo Longlisted for the National Book Award

Scholastique Mukasonga’s Kibogo has been longlisted for the 2022 National Book Award! We’re delighted to publish this spell-binding story about myths reimagined and the absurdities of colonialism. Full of unmatched wit and irony, Kibogo was expertly translated from French by Mark Polizzotti. You can read more about the novel, and place an order here.

Our congratulations to the fellow nominees: Mohammed Hasan Alwan’s Ibn Arabi’s Small Death, Jon Fosse’s A New Name: Septology VI-VII, Shahriar Mandanipour’s Seasons of Purgatory, Olga Ravn’s The Employees, Samanta Schweblin’s Seven Empty Houses, Saša Stanišić’s Where You Come From, Yoko Tawada’s Scattered All Over the Earth, Olga Tokarczuk’s The Books of Jacob.

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