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Book Review: How to Read the Air

Book Review: How to Read the Air

‘After an award winning debut novel, The Beautiful Thing That Heaven Bears, Dinaw Mengestu has returned with a beautifully crafted novel that speaks to the heart.’ I’ve heard the term succulent being used on many occasions to describe certain foods, plants, etc, but never a book.  And yet succulent seems like the perfect word to [...]

Ethiopian Dinaw Mengestu on The New Yorker’s “20 Under 40”

Ethiopian Dinaw Mengestu on The New Yorker’s “20 Under 40”

On Monday, June 7th, the double fiction issue of The New Yorker will become available. In it the list of “20 Under 40” noteworthy fiction writers will be published and will include Dinaw Mengestu. Dinaw was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1978 and immigrated to the United States two years later. A graduate of Georgetown University and of [...]