Leone Ross on Wasafiri's Most Influential list
December 22, 2009
The novel Orange Laughter
by Leone Ross
has been chosen as one of the 25 most influential books of the last 25 years
by Wasafiri literary magazine
. The list was chosen by Wasafiri's editorial board and staff, and features prestigious writers such as Salman Rushdie, JM Coetzee, Michael Ondaatje and Toni Morrison.
Jointly set in the 1960s in Edene, North Carolina, and 1990s New York City, Orange Laughter
(Anchor Books 2000) submerges the reader in three lives connected by the joy and pain they share - and those which continue to haunt them.