Erika Rummel

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Erika Rummel is a winner of the Random House Creative Writing Award, 2011. She is the author of more than a dozen non-fiction books (social history, biography, translation) and two novels. She grew up in Vienna and came to Canada where she obtained a doctorate in classics. She taught at Wilfrid Laurier University and at the University of Toronto. She now divides her time between Los Angeles and Toronto, and has lived in small villages in Argentina, Romania, and Bulgaria.
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#AMREADING GAEL FAYE, SMALL COUNTRY
This is the coming-of-age story of a boy living through the Rwandan civil war, but also of his personal memories and musing about the marriage of his parents, a French father married to Hutu mother.
The happy couple on their wedding day. What music! On their wedding day, a careless rumba escaped some out-of-tune guitars as happiness crooned cha-cha-cha numbers... Read more of this blog post »
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Head Games

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Playing Naomi

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Unspeakable

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