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  • Tell Me Friends. Contemporary Stories and Plays of Tanzaniaby Lilian Osaki; B. Noud?hou

    Mkuki na Nyota Publishers 2009; US$ 18.05

    This third volume of Tell Me, Friends collects stories and plays written by students and staff at the University of Dar es Salaam between 2006 and 2008. The stories in the collection are: "Our Man" by Saida Yahya-Othman; "The Window Seat" by Benjamin Branoff; "The Concealed Project" by Zuhura Badru; "The Total Crisis" by Simon Mlundi; and "Testimony"... more...

  • Long Time Coming. Short Writings from Zimbabweby Jane Morris

    amabooks 2008; US$ 9.99

    Long Time Coming brings together short stories and poems from thirty-three writers that provide snapshots of this turbulent period in Zimbabwe's history. Snapshots of living in a country where basic services have crumbled: where shops have no food, taps no water, banks no money, hospitals no drugs, bars no beer. Snapshots of characters surviving against... more...

  • Short Writings from Bulawayo IIIby Jane Morris

    amabooks 2006; US$ 9.99

    Short Writings from Bulawayo won the Literature in English category at the 2005 Zimbabwe Book Publishers Association awards. It is a book of stories, poems and non-fiction pieces that are evocative of Zimbabwe's second city and its rural surroundings. The collection from 23 contributors tells of many things: of family and friendship, or fear and death,... more...

  • The Refugee Hotelby Carmen Aguirre

    Talonbooks 2013; US$ 17.95

    Dark comedy about Chilean refugees who arrive in Vancouver in 1974 after Pinochet?s coup. Cast of 12 men and women. more...

  • The Trespassersby Morris Panych

    Talonbooks 2013; US$ 16.95

    A mysterious murder tests fifteen year-old Lowell?s skills at shaping the truth. Cast of 3 men and 2 women. more...

  • The Presence of the Past in the Novels of Toni Morrisonby Stefanie Mueller

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 40.07

    Hauptbeschreibung After decades of research into the role of memory, trauma, and historiography in her work, to say that Toni Morrison's novels deal with the presence of the past may seem like a truism. But the complexity of Morrison's vision originates in her understanding of the nature of this past as both individual and collective. This study... more...

  • Island Wingsby Cecil Foster

    HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 15.99

    As a baby, Cecil Foster was left sobbing in the arms of his aunt as his mother departed Barbados to follow his father to a new and supposedly better life in England. What was supposed to be a short separation for Cecil and his two brothers ¬ their parents promised to send for the boys once they were settled ¬ turned into a 23-year absence that profoundly... more...

  • Betwixt, between, or beyond?by Birgit M. Bauridl

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 45.42

    Hauptbeschreibung 'Betwixt, between, or beyond?' is the first study of contemporary black performance poetry from the viewpoint of transnational American Studies. It investigates a vast array of performances ranging from online recordings to political rallies to the poetry slam and Broadway stage. Black poets discussed come from diverse personal... more...

  • Zeter und Mordio!by Gesa Dane

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 24.80

    Hauptbeschreibung Eine prominente Reihe literarischer Vergewaltigungsfälle seit dem 17. Jahrhundert wird aus dem Horizont der Rechts- und Kulturgeschichte literaturgeschichtlich analysiert. Vergewaltigung gilt, wie Raub, Mord und Totschlag, seit alters als schweres Verbrechen. Welcher erzwungene Beischlaf allerdings jeweils als Verbrechen zu qualifizieren... more...

  • Writing Livesby Irene Staunton

    Weaver Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    Writing Lives, a collection of short stories, featuring Lawrence Hoba, Tendai Huchu, Tendai Machingaidze, Nevanji Madanhire, Daniel Mandishona, Christopher Mlalazi, Blessing Musariri, Chiedza Musengezi, Sekai Nzenza, Fungisayi Sasa and Emmanuel Sigauke. Writing Lives is the seventh of Weaver's anthologies of short stories following Writing Still,... more...