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Our Lady of the Nile Named a "Best Book of 2014" by Publishers Weekly


We are honored that Our Lady of the Nile, by Scholastique Mukasonga, has made the Publishers Weekly “Best Books of 2014” list!

Mukasonga’s debut novel uses the titular girls boarding school, perched on a ridge near the source of the Nile, as a lens through which to examine the Hutu and Tutsi conflict in Rwanda. Mainly setting her story 15 years before the 1994 genocide, Mukasonga, through the girls’ daily experiences at the school, sheds light on the growing political, ethnic, and social hostility of a country moving toward disaster.”

Head to their website to see the full line-up.

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My Struggle Book Three Receives Starred Review in Publishers Weekly

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The third installment in Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle series, translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett, has received a starred review in Publishers Weekly:

The ever-present threat of Karl Ove’s father provides an engrossing source of tension, however, and Knausgaard skillfully recreates the point of view of a child. This segment of a genre-defying and unusual novel will leave readers hungry for the following installments, and serves as a fine entry point into the series.

Read the full review here.