Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: Harper Perennial; Reprint edition (August 15, 2006)
If you haven’t read Beasts of No Nation by Uzodinma Iweala, you should go out and pick it up as soon as possible. Not just because it has won numerous awards, or even just because of the significance of the book’s subject matter.
Uzodinma captures tone and language in a way that can be nearly impossible to get right, and he does it all while creating a compelling story. This book is a must read for any writer and/or book lover.