Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Seven of the best African fiction titles of 2013

One title from the Guardian's list of the best African fiction of 2013:
Happiness like Water by Chinelo Okparanta

Chinelo Okparanta's first work, Runs Girls, was published in the Exit Strategies issue of Granta magazine. Happiness like Water is her debut collection of short stories, centred on the challenges facing Nigerians at home and abroad. A couple struggling to conceive; two women isolated in different ways seeks comfort with each other; and a young woman struggles with a dilemma to save her mother's life.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue