Tsitsi Dangarembga is an author and filmmaker from Zimbabwe. Her debut nover, Nervous Conditions, was the first novel by a Black Zimbabwean woman to be published in English. Her new novel, This Mournable Body, came out this summer with Graywolf and returns to the protagonist of Nervous Conditions and The Book of Not.
An excerpt from This Mournable Body by Tsitsi Dangarembga, published by Graywolf Press. Copyright © 2018 by Tsitsi Dangarembga. Use by permission of Graywolf Press. The Market Square is the combi’s last stop. The ground between the stalls is . . .