Books written by Dinaw Mengestu


All Our Names

January 6, 2015 | 272 pages
Professor:  Prof. Pius Adesanmi
Course Codes:  ENGL 5008
Semester:  Winter-2018
"A fierce and tender examination of identity, love, disillusionment, friendship and sacrifice. . . . Extraordinary." National Post All Our Names is the story of a young man who comes of age during an African revolution, drawn from the hushed halls of his university into the intensifying clamour of... More Info

How to Read the Air

Riverhead Books | October 4, 2011 | 320 pages
The son of Ethopian immigrants decides to retrace the journey his parents took just after they moved to America, but before he was born, in order to make sense of the volatile generational and cultural ties that have forged him. By the author of The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears. Reprint.  More Info