Books

Ethiopian-Born Author Now Residing in Denver Releases Debut Book ‘You Matter,’ an Inspiring Autobiographical Journey Documenting the Beauty of the Unbreakable Human Spirit

Negou Seid delivers message of hope, optimism and love, and stresses the importance of the worth of every individual with “You Matter: Love, Experience, Struggles, Media, and You” DENVER, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Negou Seid, the young and ambitious author from Denver, Colorado, has touched many hearts with his encouraging words about making connections and […]

Dinaw Mengestu on His “Genius” Grant and His New Book, All Our Names

Dinaw Mengestu

By Mark Mathitakis Yesterday the wide world learned that novelist and journalist Dinaw Mengestu was one of this year’s 23 MacArthur Fellows—recipients of so-called “genius grants.” But Mengestu himself has had the better part of two weeks to ponder the prize, and after keeping the news to himself for a while, he’s enjoying being able to talk about it. […]