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Chris Abani | Fiction & Poetry :: Dartmouth College -- POSTPONED

Postponed - new date TBA
Chris Abani will be reading from his work at the Department of English and Creative Writing Awards Ceremony.

This event is free and open to the public. The Norwich Bookstore will be on hand with books for purchase and signing.

Event date: 
Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 4:30pm
Event address: 
Sanborn Library
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
GraceLand: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780312425289
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Picador - January 26th, 2005

Graceland is a dazzling debut by a singular new talent

Song for Night Cover Image
ISBN: 9781933354316
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Akashic Books - September 1st, 2007

Not since Jerzy Kosinski's The Painted Bird or Agota Kristof's Notebook Trilogy has there been such a harrowing novel about what it's like to be a young person in a war. That Chris Abani is able to find humanity, mercy, and even, yes, forgiveness, amid such devastation is something of a miracle."--Rebecca Brown, author of The End of Youth

The Secret History of Las Vegas: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143124955
Availability: Special Order (email to check availability)
Published: Penguin Books - January 7th, 2014

A gritty, riveting, and wholly original murder mystery from PEN/Hemingway Award-winning author and 2015 Edgar Awards winner Chris Abani

Lagos Noir (Akashic Noir) Cover Image
By Chris Abani (Editor)
ISBN: 9781617755231
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Akashic Books - June 5th, 2018

"In the introduction to this excellent anthology, Abani welcomes readers to Lagos, Nigeria, a city of more than 21 million and an amazing amalgam of wealth, poverty, corruption, humor, bravery, and tragedy.

Sanctificum Cover Image
ISBN: 9781556593161
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 1st, 2010

Abani . . . explores place and humor, exile and freedom with poems of experience and imagination . . . he] enters the wound with a boldness that avoids nothing. Highly recommended. "Library Journal"

Stunning poems. "New Humanist"

New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Sita) Cover Image
By Kwame Dawes (Editor), Chris Abani (Editor)
ISBN: 9781617757174
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Akashic Books - June 11th, 2019

"A limited edition, 11-piece box set that features 10 new African poets."
--New York Times Book Review, "Globetrotting," April 2019

Included in African Book Addict's List of 2019 Anticipated Releases

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