Books by Nuruddin Farah

  • Maps

  • 841 ratings
  • November 1st 2000 by Penguin Group

    (first published 1986)

  • Links

  • 523 ratings
  • March 29th 2005 by Penguin Group

    (first published 2003)

  • Gifts

  • 281 ratings
  • November 1st 2000 by Penguin Books

    (first published January 1st 1990)

  • Knots

  • 258 ratings
  • February 1st 2007 by Riverhead Hardcover

    (first published January 1st 2007)

  • Crossbones

  • 240 ratings
  • September 1st 2011 by Riverhead Books
  • Secrets

  • 233 ratings
  • December 1st 1999 by Penguin USA

    (first published May 21st 1998)

  • Sweet and Sour Milk

  • 178 ratings
  • August 22nd 2006 by Graywolf Press

    (first published January 1st 1980)

  • Sardines

  • 80 ratings
  • August 22nd 2006 by Graywolf Press

    (first published 1981)

  • A Naked Needle

  • 16 ratings
  • January 1st 1976 by Heinemann Educational Books
  • YoungThing

  • 2 ratings
  • December 13th 2010 by New Yorker
Nuruddin Farah
  • Nuruddin Farah

  • Date of birth: November 24, 1945
  • Born: in Baidoa, Somalia.

  • Description: Nuruddin Farah (Somali: Nuuradiin Faarax, Arabic: نور الدين فرح‎) is a prominent Somali novelist. Farah has garnered acclaim as one of the greatest contemporary writers in the world, his prose having earned him accolades including the Premio Cavour in Italy, the Kurt Tucholsky Prize in Sweden, the Lettre Ulysses Award in Berlin, and in 1998, the prestigious Neustadt International Prize for Literature. In the same year, the French edition of his novel Gifts won the St Malo Literature Festival's prize. In addition, Farah is a perennial nominee for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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