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Dinaw Mengestu

DINAW MENGESTU is the award-winning author of two novels, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears (2008) and How To Read the Air (2010). He is a graduate of Georgetown University and Columbia University's MFA program in fiction and the recipient of a 5 Under 35 Award from the National Book Foundation and a 20 Under 40 Award from The New Yorker . His journalism and fiction have appeared in such publications as Harper's , Granta , Rolling Stone , The New Yorker , and the Wall Street Journal . He...See more