Aminatta Forna is a novelist, broadcaster, and journalist. She was raised in Sierra Leone and the United Kingdom and now divides her time between London and Sierra Leone. She is the author of a novel, Ancestor Stones, and a memoir, The Devil That Danced on the Water. She has produced documentaries for the BBC, and her journalism has appeared in The Sunday Times, The Observer, Granta, and Vogue, among others. Her latest book is The Memory of Love.
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