The age of the African chronicler lives on in Daoud Hari's ground-level account of turmoil in Darfur. So much more than a history book, The Translator
is a work of lyrical beauty, a moving elegy to the otherwise overlooked victims of a modern genocide (Tim Butcher, author of Blood River
If you read nothing else about Africa this year read this book (Terry Waite
About the Author
Daoud Hari was born in the Darfur region of Sudan. After escaping an attack on his village, he entered the refugee camps in Chad and began serving as a translator for the BBC, New York Times
and other media, and for various NGOs. He now lives in the US, where he is a spokesperson for www.SaveDarfur.org.