05-09 September 2018

Open Book Festival

05-09 September2018

Alain Mabanckou

alain mabanckou

Alain Mabanckou is perhaps best known locally for the brilliant if disturbing African Psycho. He has been longlisted for the 2015 Man Booker International for Letter to Jimmy, an ode to James Baldwin and an effort to place Baldwin’s life in context within the greater African diaspora.

Twitter: @amabanckou

Thanks to the French Institute for their support