One of our upcoming releases, Our Lady of the Nile by Scholastique Mukasonga was chosen as one of the The Big Indie Books of Fall 2014 by Publishers Weekly. Coming soon to a bookstore near you next month!
"This debut novel, originally published in French in 2012 by Gallimard, takes place at an elite Catholic boarding school for young women 15 years prior to the 1994 Rwandan genocide. In it, Mukasonga, who lost 27 family members to the genocide, captures a society hurtling toward horror. Winner of a Ahambadou Kouroma prize, the Renaudot prize, the Océans France Ô prize, and the French Voices Grand Prize. Translated by Melanie Mauthner." --Publishers Weekly