Chris Abani

Chris Abani

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Smoking the Bible (a short story) was the most recently released book by Chris Abani, on May 17th, 2022.

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Chris Abani Stats: The highest rated book by Chris Abani on Book Notification is Song for Night, a Novella.

The most read book by Chris Abani on Book Notification is Song for Night, a Novella.

Below is a complete list of Chris Abani books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction in Publication Order

List of Chris Abani Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Voices in Wartime
2005
2
The Believer Book of Writers Talking to Writers
2005
3
Gods and Soldiers
2009
4
Making the Trees Shiver: An Anthology of the First Six Years of the Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival
2011
5
Kingston Noir
2012
6
Seven New Generation African Poets
2014
7
Dismantle: An Anthology of Writing from the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop
2014
8
Bearden's Odyssey
2017
9
McSweeney's #49
2017
10
Lagos Noir
2018
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Chris Abani: Biography

Chris Abani was born on December 27th, 1966 and is currently 57 years old. Chris Abani was born in Afikpo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. Abani attended Imo State University where he received a B.A. English, Birkbeck College, University of London where he received an M.A. in English, Gender and Culture, University of Southern California where he received a Ph.D in Literature and Creative Writing.

Chris Abani is the author of the Chris Abani Collections series which currently consists of 8 novels. The Chris Abani Collections series started in 2000 with the novel Kalakuta Republic. The most recently released novel in the Chris Abani Collections series was Smoking the Bible which was released in 2022. There are no upcoming novels for the Chris Abani Collections series.

Chris Abani: Awards & Accolades

Abani's book, The Secret History of Las Vegas won the Edgar Award, Best Paperback Original, in 2015.

Abani's book, GraceLand was nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Best Fiction, in 2004.

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Chris Abani: F.A.Q

When was Chris Abani Born? How old is Chris Abani?

Chris Abani was born on December 27th, 1966. Chris Abani is currently 57 years old.

Where was Chris Abani Born?

Chris Abani was born in Afikpo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria, .

What book awards has Chris Abani won?

Abani's book, The Secret History of Las Vegas won the award Edgar Award, Best Paperback Original, in 2015.

What was the first book Chris Abani wrote?

The first novel written by Chris Abani was Masters of the Board, published in 1985.

What was the most recent book Chris Abani wrote?

His most recently released work was Smoking the Bible (a short story) on May 17th, 2022.

Will there be any more books by Chris Abani?

Chris Abani does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Chris Abani written?

Chris Abani has written 15 books. 4 Standalone Novels, 2 Short Stories/Novellas, 8 books in the Collections, 1 book in the Non-Fiction.

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