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Recent best: Aminatta Forna

London-based novelist Aminatta Forna is the award-winning author of The Memory of Love, Ancestor Stones and The Devil that Danced on the Water. The Memory of Love recently won the 2011 Commonwealth Writers Prize (Africa). Aminatta recommends: If you want

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Memories and four-letter words

The regional winners of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize were announced a few hours ago, and while the two African books honoured (and still in the race for the overall prize, to be announced on May 21) seem at first to

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