Machete Season: The Killers in Rwanda Speak

Machete Season: The Killers in Rwanda SpeakDuring the spring of 1994, in a tiny country called Rwanda, some 800,000 people were hacked to death, one by one, by their neighbors in a gruesome civil war Several years later, journalist Jean Hatzfeld traveled to Rwanda to interview ten participants in the killings, eliciting extraordinary

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Running the Rift

Running the RiftRunning the Rift follows Jean Patrick Nkuba, a gifted Rwandan boy, from the day he knows that running will be his life to the moment he must run to save his life, a ten year span in which his country is undone by the Hutu Tutsi tensions Born a Tutsi, he is thrust into a world where it s impossible

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Baking Cakes in Kigali

Baking Cakes in KigaliOnce in a great while a debut novelist comes along who dazzles us with rare eloquence and humanity, who takes us to bold new places and into previously unimaginable lives Gaile Parkin is just such a talent and Baking Cakes in Kigali is just such a novel This gloriously written tale set in

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Life Laid Bare: The Survivors in Rwanda Speak

Life Laid Bare: The Survivors in Rwanda SpeakTo make the effort to understand what happened in Rwanda is a painful task that we have no right to shirk it is part of being a moral adult Susan Sontag In the late 1990s, French author and journalist Jean Hatzfeld made several journeys into the hilly, marshy region of the Bugesera, one of the

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Our Lady of the Nile

Our Lady of the NileFor her most recent work and first novel Notre Dame du Nil, originally published in March 2012 with Gallimard in French Mukasonga immerses us in a school for young girls, called Notre Dame du Nil The girls are sent to this high school perched on the ridge of the Nile in order to become the

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An Ordinary Man: An Autobiography

An Ordinary Man: An AutobiographyThe riveting life story of Paul Rusesabagina the man whose heroism inspired the film Hotel Rwanda As his country was being torn apart by violence during the Rwandan genocide of 1994, hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina the Oskar Schindler of Africa refused to bow to the madness that surrounded

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The Antelope's Strategy: Living in Rwanda After the Genocide

The Antelope's Strategy: Living in Rwanda After the GenocideA powerful report on the aftereffects of the genocide in Rwanda and on the near impossibility of reconciliation between survivors and killers In two acclaimed previous works, the noted French journalist Jean Hatzfeld offered a profound, harrowing witness to the unimaginable pain and horror in the

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A Thousand Hills: Rwanda's Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It

A Thousand Hills: Rwanda's Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed ItA Thousand Hills Rwanda s Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It is the story of Paul Kagame, a refugee who, after a generation of exile, found his way home Learn about President Kagame, who strives to make Rwanda the first middle income country in Africa, in a single generation In this adventurous

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A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali

A Sunday at the Pool in KigaliA Sunday at the Pool in Kigali is a moving, passionate love story set amid the turmoil and terror of Rwanda s genocide.All manner of Kigali residents pass their time by the pool of the Mille Collines hotel aid workers, Rwandan bourgeoisie, expatriates, UN peacekeepers, prostitutes Keeping a

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Petit pays

Petit paysAvant, Gabriel faisait les quatre cents coups avec ses copains dans leur coin de paradis Et puis l harmonie familiale s est disloqu e en m me temps que son petit pays , le Burundi, ce bout d Afrique centrale brutalement malmen e par l Histoire Plus tard, Gabriel fait revivre un monde jamais

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