June 05, 2012
5.1 X 7.6 X 0.8 inches | 0.45 pounds
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About the Author
Ngugi wa Thiong'o is an award-winning novelist, playwright, and essayist from Kenya whose novels have been translated into more than thirty languages. He lives in Irvine, California, where he is Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine. Abdulrazak Gurnah won the Nobel Prize in Literature, in 2021, and is the author of the Booker Prize-shortlisted novel Paradise, among other novels. He was born in Zanzibar, Tanzania, and teaches English literature at the University of Kent in England.
"One of the greatest writers of our time." --Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, The Guardian "His novels . . . have been deservedly canonized by the iconic [Penguin Classics] series." --The Wall Street Journal