Chris Abani

Chris Abani medita sobre la humanidad

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Chris Abani cuenta historias sobre personas: personas que enfrentan soldados. Personas siendo compasivas. Personas siendo humanas y reclamando su humanidad. Es "ubuntu", dice: la única manera que tengo de ser humano es que tu reflejes mi humanidad hacia mi.

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Chris Abani · Novelist, poet

Imprisoned three times by the Nigerian government, Chris Abani turned his experience into poems that Harold Pinter called "the most naked, harrowing expression of prison life and political torture imaginable." His novels include GraceLand (2004) and The Virgin of Flames (2007).

Imprisoned three times by the Nigerian government, Chris Abani turned his experience into poems that Harold Pinter called "the most naked, harrowing expression of prison life and political torture imaginable." His novels include GraceLand (2004) and The Virgin of Flames (2007).