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.