Gods and Soldiers, An Anthology

In April, Penguin will be releasing Gods and Soldiers, an anthology of contemporary African writing edited by Rob Spillman.  It includes fiction and non-fiction by writers from all over the continent, including Chris Abani, Chinua Achebe, J.M. Coetzee, Nawal al-Saadawi, Alain Mabanckou, Binyavanga Wainaina, Doreen Baingana, Leila Aboulela, Ngugi wa Thiong’o.

Gods and Soldiers also includes an essay I wrote (titled ‘The Politics of Reading’), which I hope you will enjoy reading.  The book comes out April 28.