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Our Lady of the Nile film world premiere on Toronto TIFF 2019, Rwanda, genocide, film

“Our Lady Of The Nil” film world premiere in Toronto TIFF 2019

News - Scholastique - August 16, 2019

The film “Our Lady Of The Nil” adapted from my novel (Prix Renaudot), directed by Atiq Rahimi, will open Toronto TIFF 2019 (Toronto International Film…

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The New York Times : 50 Best Memoirs of the Past 50 Years list

News - Scholastique - July 2, 2019

My Book Cockroaches included among THE New York Times‘s best 50 memoirs published since 1969. Cockroaches, translated by Jordan Stump, is published in the United…

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“Our Lady of the Nile” is adapted for the screen by Rahimi and Ramata Sy from the award-winning novel by Scholastique Mukasonga and unfolds in Rwanda in 1973.

Variety : Indie Sales Acquires ‘Our Lady of the Nile’

News - Scholastique - March 15, 2019

Paris-based company Indie Sales has acquired Atiq Rahimi’s “Our Lady of the Nile” (“Notre-Dame du Nil”), the Kabul-born novelist-turned-director’s follow up to the “The Patience…

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The author Scholastique Mukasonga discusses “Cattle Praise Song,” her short story from this week’s issue of the magazine The New Yorker

The New Yorker : Cattle Praise Song and Q&A

News - Scholastique - November 6, 2018

The New Yorker published “Cattle Praise Song,” my short story from this week’s issue of the magazine. I also gave an interview for the The…

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The New York Times : Around the World in Books

News - Scholastique - January 17, 2018

This week in the New York Times, Nicole Lamy offer a trip to her readers over the world with the literatury and propose a step…

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Jill Schoolman - Archipelago books founder and publisher

Jill Schoolman to Receive WWB’s Ottaway Award 2017

News - Scholastique - March 16, 2017

Congratulations to Archipelago Books founder and publisher Jill Schoolman, winner of the 2017 Ottaway Award!

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Cockroaches Named Best of 2016 by The Irish Times

News - Scholastique - December 29, 2016

My book Cockroaches , translated from the French by Jordan Stump, have been named to a Best of 2016 list by The Irish Times.

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Illustration for Cockroaches

News - Scholastique - October 18, 2016

To get a precise idea of Bugesera, where this story happened, I selected for you some pics and excerpts inspired from my book ” Cockroaches…

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PLOUGSHARES : An Interview with Jordan Stump

News - Scholastique - October 16, 2016

Read an interview by Cockroaches’s translator Jordan Stump for literary journal Ploughshares at Emerson College from Boston.

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COCKROACHES by Scholastique Mukasonga - Archipelago Books, Rwanda, genocide, 1994

Out Now : Cockroaches

News - Scholastique - October 4, 2016

I’m thrilled to announce that my book ” Cockroaches ” just out on Archipelago Books today.

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