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Taiye Selasi

Taiye Selasi was born in London and raised in Massachusetts. She holds a B.A. in American Studies from Yale and an M.Phil. in International Relations from Oxford. "The Sex Lives of African Girls" (Granta, 2011), Selasi’s fiction debut, appeared in Best American Short Stories 2012. In 2013 Granta named her to its once-every-decade list of Best of Young British Novelists. Selasi's first novel "Ghana Must Go" (Penguin, 2013), a New York Times bestseller, has been sold in 16 countries. She lives in Rome. [+]