NEWS & REVIEWS

Kintu Featured in Recommended Reading

Read an excerpt from Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi's Kintufeatured in Electric Literature's Recommended Reading, with an introduction by the publishers.

LIT HUB: AARON BADY ON KINTU

Aaron Bady's introduction to Kintu is featured on Lit Hub. "It’s not hyperbole to call Kintu the great Ugandan novel. It is, simply and obviously, a plain fact."

Publishers Weekly's Best Summer Books

Publishers Weekly names Kintu one of the Best Summer Books 2017, earning comparisons to Marlon James, Eka Kurniawan, and Annie Proulx. Read more.

Wioletta Greg on Man Booker Longlist

Congratulations to Wioletta Greg and translator Eliza MarciniakSwallowing Mercury has been longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2017. Read more

Edmund White On Such Small Hands

Edmund White's afterword to Such Small Hands is featured on Lit Hub.  "Barba has subsumed the grand guignol aspects of the bloody anecdote into a poetic meditation on love and childhood." Read more.

EVENTS

MoAD
Thursday, JUne 1, 6:30
JEnnifer Makumbi
& Meron Hadero

BAY AREA BOOK FESTIVAL
SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 10:00
Writing From Africa

GREEN APPLE BOOKS
(ON THE PARK)

TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 7:30
JENNIFER MAKUMBI
& SARAH LADIPDO MANYIKA

DIESEL OAKLAND
THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 7:00
JENNIFER MAKUMBI
& AARON BADY

BOOKS ARE MAGIC
MONDAY, JUNE 12, 7:30
JENNIFER MAKUMBI
& NAMWALI SERPELL

BOOK CULTURE
TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 7:00
JENNIFER MAKUMBI
& LUCIE SHELLY

AFRICAN LITERATURE ASSOCIATION (YALE)
JunE 14-17
JENNIFER MAKUMBI