16 Feb 2019

Chigozie Obioma pens second novel, An Orchestra of Minorities

From Saturday Morning, 10:40 am on 16 February 2019
Chigozie Obioma

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Nigerian Chigozie Obioma is the author of The Fishermen, which was a finalist for the Man Booker prize 2015, and a winner of four other awards, including an NAACP Image award, the FT/Oppenheimer prize for fiction, and several nominations. The novel, which is being translated in 26 languages, is also being adapted into a stage play. Obioma was named one of Foreign Policy's 100 Influential People of 2015. He is a professor of English and creative writing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His second novel, a 'mystical tragicomedy' called  An Orchestra of Minorities, has just been published.