Books by Christopher Abani
NPR stories about Christopher Abani
Nigerian author Chris Abani's new book, Song for Night, depicts a child soldier's turbulent life while at war. "My Luck" is the main character of his novella set during Liberia's long civil war. My Luck is mute. Abani details the horrors of war and the desperate poverty that are part of a child soldier's life.
Nigerian-born novelist Chris Abani stunned critics with his debut novel Graceland. His follow-up novella tackles questions of identity and nationality — this time, from a female perspective.