Winner of the 2009 NOMA Award for Publishing in Africa
From Zamfara up north to the Niger delta down south, with a finale in Lagos, this collection of stories and a novella respond to and amplify the newspaper headlines in a range of Nigerian voices. Men, women, and children speak out to us from these stories, from immigration centers and police barracks, from street corners and maternity wards. Ghanaian writer Mohammed Naseehu Ali says, Sefi Atta "writes like one who has lived the life of each single character in her dazzling collection of short stories."
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Used availability for Sefi Atta's News From Home
April 2009 : USA Paperback
October 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition