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Three major contemporary authors from both sides of the Congo River speak about their country’s literary past and present. Alain Mabanckou, shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize International 2015, Fiston Mwanza Mujila whose first novel Tram 83 was translated into ten languages and In Koli Jean Bofane, author of, amongst others, Congo Inc. Le testament de Bismarck invite you to join them as they take another look at the history of Congolese literature and pay tribute to legendary authors such as Sony Labou Tansi. Come and (re) discover, by way of their different perspectives, this culturally rich region.