We are proud and excited to announce that Johannes Anyuru's Ixelles and Anneli Jordahl's The Bear Hunter's Daughters have both been shortlisted for the August Prize in the Best Fiction category. Here are the jury's motivations for the nominations: Ixelles: Fictive destinies is a capital that can ru...Photo: Magnus Liam Karlsson
Earlier this month Johannes Anyuru's award-winning novel They Will Drown in Their Mothers' Tears was published in the US and the early buzz seems to have attracted the reviewers' attention. In the New York Times, Hari Kunzru calls it "a state of the nation" novel for a country that se...Mercies May
It won't be officially released until the beginning of November, but the forthcoming US edition of Johannes Anyuru's They Will Drown in Their Mothers' Tears is already picking up attention. Lit Hub's executive editor John Freeman has highlighted Anyuru's prize-winner as one of his mo...Khim Efraimsson
Production company Momento Film have acquired the film rights for Johannes Anyuru's award-winning novel The Rabbit Yard. It will be directed by Goran Kapetanovic and the producer also states that Anyuru will be involved in the scriptwriting process. The movie is scheduled to premiere ...Khim Efraimsson
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