The Barefoot Woman is lyrical but also informative and ethnographic, as much a memoir of a mother as it is of her way of life.
Book Review: “Cockroaches” — A Gruesome Story, Memorably Told
Scholastique Mukasonga’s autobiography, Cockroaches, examines the three decades leading up to the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda.
Book Review: “Our Lady of the Nile” — Prefiguring Rwandan Genocide
Because of the national tension between the Tutsis and the Hutus, and its effects on everyday routines in the school, this novel cannot long remain a bemusing tale of adolescent life.