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  • Reign of the Quisling-Rodentsby Ngolle-Metuge Ngolle-Metuge

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 18.05

    How else does the ramified phenomenon of greed (corruption, nepotism, extreme self-aggrandizement, megalomanic tendencies etc) become nefarious to both the physical and mental worlds of a people either individually or collectively? It brings about a retrogressing, catabatic state in their evolution in both regards, eating back into the socio-economic... more...

  • Remembering a Legend: Chinua Achebeby N. Emenyonu; E. Nnolim

    African Heritage Press 2014; US$ 31.00

    Remembering a Legend: Chinua Achebe recaptures for the literary world the inimitable legacies of Chinua Achebe (1930-2013), Africa?s leading novelist and literary philosopher of the 20th century. It addresses the questions of Achebe?s role in establishing the African art of the novel, his theories and standards for the criticism of African writing.... more...

  • Shadows From The Abyssby Menkan Mbunda

    Langaa RPCIG 2009; US$ 17.10

    This is the first volume of a patriotic poet whose heart is on fire. The poems touch on a variety of issues, some personal and private, other public - past and current. They range from family, love and longing; friendship and marriage, to culture, politics, corruption and death. They are cadenced and vibrant with different emotions: nostalgia, regret... more...

  • Slowly, As Ifby Karen Press

    Carcanet 2012; US$ 11.99

    In Slowly, As If, Karen Press looks clear-eyed at what it means to live in a complex society, a fragile world. She celebrates the connectedness that sustains us ? in dance, in love, with the natural world, in cities where strangers seem happy / to let you be' ? and sees it betrayed by our unreflecting complicity in poverty and violence. The death of... more...

  • Soleil et ombreby F. Ndi

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 18.05

    In this collection, Bill F. NDI resorts to more sagacious versification (rhyme constraints, alliterations and at times the alexandrine) in which appear marked influences of many a French poet. Some of his more audacious poems bring to mind Calligrams and typography of Appolinaire and Paul ?luard respectively. more...

  • South African Feminismsby M.J. Daymond

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This is the first collection of feminist critical essays by and about women in South Africa to appear outside of that country. Many of the pieces were written after February 1990, when President de Klerk lifted the ban on black political organizations. The recognition that a just society cannot be achieved without freedom from gender oppression as... more...

  • Straddling the Mungo: A Book of Poems in English and Frenchby Wuteh Vakunta

    Langaa RPCIG 2009; US$ 18.05

    This collection makes a forceful case that official bilingualism is not a pipe-dream, but rather a powerful modus operandi with the potential to ease a myriad of socio-political bottlenecks. more...

  • Straggling into Winterby Kathy Kituai

    IP (Interactive Publications) 2012; US$ 9.00

    Highly Commended, IP Picks 2007, Best Poetry A serene and very human voice emerges from a year-long tanka journal in which the changing seasons reflect the poet?s thoughts on illness, love, and world events. The great delight of the tanka is the jewel-like images it produces: how a bowl captures moonlight, willow twigs flaring at sunset, a poet... more...

  • Strange Nervous Laughterby Bridget McNulty

    St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 8.99

    You'll not find six more remarkable characters: a cashier-turnedmotivational speaker, an undertaker with a toenail fetish, a girl wrapped in dreams, a man who communicates with whales, a garbage man with a peculiar sense of smell, and a Guinness Book of World Records representative. When a random holdup at a local grocery brings them together, their... more...

  • Their Champagne Party Will End! Poems in Honor of Bate Besongby Joyce Ashuntantang; Dibussi Tande

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 18.05

    Bate Besong was Cameroon?s most vocal and controversial poet, playwright and scholar, who died in March 2007. The poems in this collection are a tribute to the man and his work, and provide a snapshot of the mood that prevailed after his death. Bate Besong ushered in a new kind of nationalist ?fighting? literature in Cameroon, unapologetic in its defense... more...