New Acquisition Highlight: Man Booker Prize shortlisted novel “The Fishermen” by Chigozie Obioma

Fishermen book coverThe novel The Fishermen, by Nigerian writer Chigozie Obioma, was on the shortlist for the Man Booker Prize 2015. The Fishermen is Obioma’s first novel and, at the age of 28, he was the youngest of this year’s nominees. Chigozie Obioma was born in Nigeria and, after studying in Cyprus and staying in Turkey, now lives in the United States, where he is professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The Fishermen is the subject of our latest Acquisition Highlight!