Booker 2021: The Fortune Men inspired by real-life miscarriage of justice

The Fortune Men is a 17-year labour of love by Somali-British author Nadifa Mohamed.
The Fortune Men is a 17-year labour of love by Somali-British author Nadifa Mohamed.PHOTOS: NYTIMES, VIKING

By Nadifa Mohamed
Viking/Hardcover/372 pages/ $32.10/Available here
5 out of 5

For a novel about the death penalty, The Fortune Men is a book that brims with life and colour.

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