We Need New Names: NoViolet Bulawayo

We Need New Names: NoViolet Bulawayo

Saturday 30 August 2014, 2:00pm—3:00pm

As a recent interviewer noted, to read NoViolet Bulawayo's extraordinary and unforgettable novel, 'We Need New Names,' 'is to be plunked down in Paradise, a shantytown in Zimbabwe – running alongside 10-year-old Darling and her friends, stealing guavas, arms outstretched to meet the wind'.

NoViolet Bulawayo talks about her work with Radio New Zealand's Lynn Freeman.

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WORD Christchurch Writers & Readers Festival
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WE NEED NEW NAMES: NoViolet Bulawayo

As a recent interviewer noted, to read NoViolet Bulawayo's extraordinary and unforgettable novel, 'We Need New Names,' 'is to be plunked down in Paradise, a shantytown in Zimbabwe – running alongside 10-year-old Darling and her friends, stealing guavas, arms outstretched to meet the wind'. The account of Darling's move to a new life in America has affected readers worldwide, and won the author a place on the 2013 Man Booker Prize shortlist. NoViolet Bulawayo talks about her work with Radio New Zealand's Lynn Freeman.

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