Aminatta Forna's Happiness Included In New York Times List

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The New York Times‘ 10 New Books We Recommend This Week by John Williams, Daily Books Editor and Staff Writer, includes Aminatta Forna’s Happiness

On London’s Waterloo Bridge, a Ghanaian psychiatrist who specializes in the treatment of “post-traumatic stress disorder in noncombatant populations” collides with an American wildlife biologist studying the city’s foxes. These central characters in “Happiness” have come to middle age — and London — as worldly, self-sufficient individuals, albeit grieving private losses. Our reviewer, Melanie Finn, says that this finely structured novel powerfully succeeds on an intimate scale as its humane characters try to navigate everyday cruelties.

You can read the full New York Times review of Happiness HERE

Congratulations, Aminatta!