Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2021, The Fortune Men tells the story of Mahmood Mattan, a Somali man living in Cardiff in 1952 – a father, chancer, petty thief. Nadifa Mohamed will talk about her powerful, unsettling and timely novel, in conversation with author and writer Désirée Reynolds.
Part of the Black Women Write Now series – a day of online and in person talks at Off the Shelf Festival.
- Words by
- Annalisa Toccara
- Featured in
- Black History Month in Sheffield