Somalia is a nation of poets. And several modern Somali authors have won numerous literary accolades. Here are some titles to consider at your next book group meeting:
From a Crooked Rib – Nuruddin Farah
Links – Nuruddin Farah
Ignorance is the Enemy of Love – Faarax M.J. Cawl
An Anthology of Somali Poetry – Bogumil W. Andrzejewski and Sheila Andrzejewski
You can also listen to contemporary Somali poets at http://www.thepoetnation.com/.
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