NEWS & REVIEWS
Kintu Featured in Recommended Reading
Read an excerpt from Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi's Kintu, featured 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 Marciniak! Swallowing 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.
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