Dinaw Mengestu: "All Our Names"
The latest novel from MacArthur Fellow Dinaw Mengestu, it's the story of an African man escaping to America who cannot leave his past behind.
author, "How to Read the Air" and "The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears." He is a 2012 MacArthur "genius" grant recipient.
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