In NoViolet Bulawayo’s shattering debut novel, We Need New Names, proper nouns contain continents. Paradise is the ironically named Zimbabwean shantytown where the book’s ten-year-old protagonist and ...
Anne Landsman is the award-winning author of the novels The Rowing Lesson
and The Devil’s Chimney. She has written for the Guardian, the Believer, and the Washington Post, among many other publications, and has taught graduate writing workshops at Columbia University and Brooklyn College.