Tag: David Diop

  • Book Digest: David Diop, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Romeo Oriogun, Kacen Callender

    Book Digest: David Diop, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Romeo Oriogun, Kacen Callender

    We wrap up book news for our readers in our regular Book Digest segment with books from David Diop, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Romeo Oriogun, and Kacen Callender. Beyond the Door of No Return by David Diop Publisher:  Farrar, Straus and GirouxDate:  September 7, 2023Genre:  FictionLanguage:  FrenchWhere to find it:  Click here. David Diop David Diop…

  • David Diop, Akwaeke Emezi on Dublin Literary Award 2022 shortlist

    David Diop, Akwaeke Emezi on Dublin Literary Award 2022 shortlist

    David Diop and Akwaeke Emezi are on the shortlist for the Dublin International Literary Award 2022 has been announced today, March 22, 2022.   The Dublin International Literary Award is awarded annually for a novel written in English or translated into English. The prize worth €100,000, sponsored by the Dublin City Council, Ireland, is the…

  • Louis-Philippe Dalembert, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr are Prix Goncourt 2021 finalists.

    Louis-Philippe Dalembert, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr are Prix Goncourt 2021 finalists.

    Louis-Philippe Dalembert and Mohamed Mbougar Sarr were revealed to be Prix Goncourt 2021 finalists today, October 26, 2021. The Prix Goncourt is a prize in French literature, given by the French Académie Goncourt to the author of “the best and most imaginative prose work of the year”. Moroccan-born Leila Slimani won the prize in 2016…

  • Writers of African descent on Prix Goncourt 2021 first selection

    Writers of African descent on Prix Goncourt 2021 first selection

    David Diop, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, and Louis-Philippe Dalembert are on the first selection for the Prix Goncourt 2021 announced on September 7, 2021, The Prix Goncourt is a prize in French literature, given by the French Académie Goncourt to the author of “the best and most imaginative prose work of the year”. Moroccan-born Leila Slimani…

  • David Diop wins International Booker Prize 2021.

    David Diop wins International Booker Prize 2021.

    David Diop’s At Night All Blood is Black, translated from French by Anna Moschovakis, was announced the winner of the International Booker Prize 2021 on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. The International Booker Prize, formerly the Man Booker International Prize, is awarded for a single book, either novel or short-story collection, translated into English and published…

  • David Diop on Man Booker International Prize 2021 shortlist.

    David Diop on Man Booker International Prize 2021 shortlist.

    David Diop’s At Night All Blood is Black is on the Man Booker International Prize 2021 shortlist announced on April 22, 2021. The Man Booker International Prize is awarded for a single book, translated into English, and published in the UK every year. Both novels and short-story collections are eligible. The work of translators is…

  • Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, David Diop on Man Booker International Prize 2021 longlist.

    Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, David Diop on Man Booker International Prize 2021 longlist.

    Ngugi Wa Thiong’o and David Diop are on the longlist of the Man Booker International Prize 2021 announced on March 29, 2021. The Man Booker International Prize is awarded for a single book, which is translated into English and published in the UK every year. Both novels and short-story collections are eligible. The work of…

  • David Diop is Prix Ahmadou Kourouma 2019 winner.

    David Diop is Prix Ahmadou Kourouma 2019 winner.

    David Diop is the winner of the Prix Ahmadou Kourouma 2019 for his book Frere D’ame (Brother of Soul). Ahmadou Kourouma was an Ivorian novelist who was famous for writing novels like Allah N’est Pas (Allah is Not Obliged) in 2002, En attendant le vote des bêtes sauvages (Waiting for the Wild Beasts to Vote)…