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aminatta-forna-alain-mabanckoAminatta Forna posted this photo of herself and Alain Mabanckou smiling away into the camera at the International Booker Prize ceremony.

The Congolese novelist, looking dapper in a hat and a spot coat, was one of the nominees. Forna, known for her novels, The Memory of Love and The Hired Man, is lovely in a black dress.

Looks like they’re having a great time.

Have a great weekend!

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I hold a doctorate in English from Duke University and recently joined the Marquette University English faculty as an Assistant Professor. I love teaching African fiction and contemporary British novels. Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

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I hold a doctorate in English from Duke University and recently joined the Marquette University English faculty as an Assistant Professor. I love teaching African fiction and contemporary British novels. Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

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