Alexandra Fuller





Alexandra Fuller

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Alexandra Fuller has written four books of non-fiction.

Her debut book, Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood (Random House, 2001), was a New York Times Notable Book for 2002, the 2002 Booksense best non-fiction book, a finalist for the Guardian’s First Book Award and the winner of the 2002 Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize.

Her 2004 Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier (Penguin Press) won the Ulysses Prize for Art of Reportage.

The Legend of Colton H Bryant was published in May, 2008 by Penguin Press and was a Toronto Globe and Mail, Best Non-Fiction Book of 2008.

Her latest book Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness will be published in August 2011 (Penguin Press).

Fuller has also written extensively for...more


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“What is important is the story. Because when we are all dust and teeth and kicked-up bits of skin - when we're dancing with our own skeletons - our words might be all that's left of us.”
Alexandra Fuller, Scribbling the Cat

“You learn not to mourn every little thing out here, or you’d never, ever stop grieving.”
Alexandra Fuller, Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness

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