Scholastique Mukasonga

Scholastique Mukasonga was born in Rwanda in 1956. Her autobiographical books Inyenzi ou les Cafards, La femme aux pieds nus, and L'Iguifou have been widely praised. Her first novel, Our Lady of the Nile won the Renaudot Prize, the Ahamadou Kourouma Award, and the French Voices Grand Prize.  

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