House of Stone has been shortlisted for the 2019 Orwell Prize for Political Fiction!
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma pays a powerful tribute to Binyavanga Wainaina in The Bare Life Review
Read Dinaw Mengestu’s review of House of Stone in the New York Times: “A remarkable feat…ambitious and ingenious…”
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma gave a public lecture at Oxford University about her novel House of Stone and the role of literature in shaping the complex human experience
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma gave a talk at the Nordic Africa Institute on her novel House of Stone and the Power of Literature
House of Stone has been shortlisted for the Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize!
House of Stone has been longlisted for the 2019 Rathbones Folio Prize!
House of Stone has won the 2019 Edward Stanford Travel Writing, Fiction with a Sense of Place Award! The judges described the novel as “impressive, evocative and highly unusual.”
Yiyun Li recommends Novuyo Rosa Tshuma’s House of Stone in Vanity Fair’s February Book Chain Feature. Out now in the USA with W.W. Norton
Read Helon Habila’s review of House of Stone in the UK Guardian: “An extraordinary debut balances pain and shame in Zimbabwe’s bloody past with the playful and absurd.“
Read Novuyo Rosa Tshuma’s article in Lithub on “Writing Absurdity in Contemporary Zimbabwe’s Dystopia.”
Read Andrew Dansby’s article in the Houston Chronicle about House of Stone, an “epic tale with the panache of literature’s great unreliable narrators.”
House of Stone featured in Publishers’ Weekly’s Writers to Watch: Anticipated Debuts of Spring 2019. Out now in the USA with W.W. Norton
House of Stone featured in Oprah Magazine’s top 10 Titles to Pick Up NOW. Out now in the USA with W.W. Norton
Read Zukiswa Wanner’s review of House of Stone in Prestige: “A Nation’s Open Secret Told in Fiction.”
House of Stone received a starred review from Library Journal! Out now in the USA with W.W. Norton
House of Stone was awarded the prestigious Bellagio Literary Arts Residency Award, which supports “innovative new works of art that inspire reflection and understanding of global and social issues,” making Novuyo Rosa Tshuma one of the youngest recipients of the award