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Elegy For A Poet Murdered In The Nairobi Siege
Kofi Awoonor, considered Ghana's greatest modern writer of poetry, in Nairobi for a pan-African literary festival, was one of dozens killed in a Somali terror group's occupation of the Westgate mall. Teju Cole pays tribute to Awoonor and reports from a memorial held at the festival. The New Yorker 09/26/13
Posted September 27, 2013 12:53 AM




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