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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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“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 New York Times - Book review : Barefoot Woman by Scholastique Mukasonga - Rwanda genocide literature memoir

The New York Times review : Barefoot Woman

Reviews - Scholastique - January 10, 2019

Journalist’s Julian Lucas for The New York Times reviewed my book “The Barefoot Woman” in his essay intituled “Turning the ‘Curse of Ham’ Into a…

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The Barefoot Woman by Scholastique Mukasonga - rwanda literature memoir genocide

The Barefoot Woman

Books - Scholastique - December 19, 2018

I’m delighted to announce you that my book “The Barefoot Woman“, translated from french “La Femme aux pieds nus” by Jordan Stump, is out on…

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New York Times Books : ‘The Barefoot Woman’ - Scholastique Mukasonga ' Rwanda - genocide memoir literature

New York Times Books : ‘The Barefoot Woman’

Reviews - Scholastique - December 5, 2018

Glad to see my upcoming book “The Barefoot Woman” reviewed by Parul Sehgal for the New York Times.

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BBC Culture : Ten books to read this December- Scholastique Mukasonga - Rwanda, Genocide, memoir

BBC Culture : Ten Book to read this December

Reviews - Scholastique - December 5, 2018

The Barefoot Woman is part of the BBC Culture selection of the “Ten Book to Read” this December.

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Shelf Awareness - Book Review : The Barefoot Woman by Scholastique Mukasonga, Rwanda, memoir, genocide, literature

Shelf Awareness Review : The Barefoot Woman

Reviews - Scholastique - December 5, 2018

You can read in the November 19th edition of Shelf Awareness a review of Julia Kastner on my upcoming release in the United States ‘The…

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Literary Hub : 11 books to read this December - Scholastique Mukasonga - Rwanda Scholastique Mukasonga

Literary Hub : 11 books to read this December

Reviews - Scholastique - December 4, 2018

“The Barefoot Woman” was named one of “11 books to read this December” by Literary Hub . My book “The Barefoot Woman“, translated by Jordan…

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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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Kirkus Reviews : The Barefoot Woman by Scholastique Mukasonga , Jordan Stump, Rwanda memoir

Kirkus Reviews : The Barefoot Woman

Reviews - Scholastique - October 10, 2018

Kirkus Reviews published a new review of my upcoming book ” The Barefoot Woman ” translated from French by Jordan Stump and edited Archipelago Books…

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