This is a story about the places we run to in order to hide from our darkest deeds, and the unexpected salvation extended to us by a music with enough history to cover over a multitude of sins
- Eric Wainaina
"His novel is no saccharine veneration of anthropodicy, but a heartfelt homage to the unflinching humanistic potency of the Tizita, Ethiopia’s ancient song tradition."
- Paul Spalding-Mulcock, Yorkshire Times
"While providing readers with vivid details of the exquisite Persian palace and the Shah’s opulent court, Princewill doesn’t hold back while narrating the lavish life within, including heterosexual and gay intimacies."
- Historical Novel Society
“The bright buoyancy of Guène’s voice, plus the humour and generosity make Men Don’t Cry a sophisticated and immediately entertaining read.”
– Bidisha, The Observer
"Formation is not only a must-have for all Nigerians but also for everyone with a genuine interest in the West African country."
- Ijeoma Nwogwugwu, Arise News Channel
"An Unusual Grief is a tender and essential meditation on the inheritance of loss. Through one woman's grief, it illuminates bereavement and the contradiction that is love."
- Ayobami Adebayo, author, Stay With Me
"Ngugi envisions a properly rooted literary tradition that encompasses the breadth and depth of African literature."
--World Literature Today
"puts Black women [womyn, womxn] where we know we belong, not at the margins of other people’s art … but at the helm of our own creative practice."
- Bernadine Evaristo, Booker Prize Winner, 2019