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NoViolet Bulawayo African writer author book

NoViolet Bulawayo’s new novel is an instant Zimbabwean classic

In Zimbabwean author NoViolet Bulawayo’s new novel Glory – longlisted for the Booker Prize 2022 – animals take on human characteristics. Through this she explores what happens when an authoritarian regime implodes, using characters who are horses, pigs, dogs, cows, cats, chickens, crocodiles, birds and

Karen Jennings novel An Island Booker Prize nominee

Karen Jennings’ ship comes home at last

The Booker Prize longlist nominee homes in on the violence of colonialism and its afterlives in An Island, a novel about a lone lighthouse keeper confronted by a refugee who washes ashore. The novelist Karen Jennings had just returned from walking the dogs at 7am

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