An exile reflects on his native country.
Broadcast: Midmorning, 09/20/2011, 10:06 a.m.
Novelist Nuruddin Farah left Somalia in the early 1990s, but the landscape of his homeland, and all the suffering it has experienced, is vividly evoked in his writing. His new book details the forces that have wreaked havoc in the country.
- Nuruddin Farah: Somali-born novelist and visiting professor of creative writing at the University of Minnesota, where he holds the Winton Chair in the liberal arts. His newest novel is "Crossbones."