Pantheon Will Publish Wole Soyinka's First Novel in 48 Years

Pantheon Books will publish a new novel by the African writer and political activist Wole Soyinka. The book, Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth, will be Soyinka’s first novel to be published in 48 years. The book will be published in hardcover, e-book, and audiobook editions simultaneously with Bloomsbury Publishing in the U.K. on September 28 of next year, and will be edited by Erroll McDonald, v-p and executive editor at Pantheon. Rights were acquired from the Melanie Jackson Agency. It will be published in hardcover and as an eBook and also on audio from Penguin Random House.

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