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  • Summoning the Rainsby Hilda Twongyeirwe; Ellen Banda-Aaku

    Femrite Publications 2012; US$ 9.99

    One of the greatest challenges faced by African women writers is finding the time and the space to write. In November 2011 the third FEMRITE African Women Writers Residency alleviated this challenge for 15 women writers from 11 different countries across the continent. The writers from Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Tunisia, Ghana, Nigeria,... more...

  • Drawing the Map of Heavenby Tanure Ojaide

    Malthouse Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    The celebrated Nigerian writer Tanure Ojaide relates here his experience of living in the United States where he has been based teaching and writing since 1996. Drawing the Map of Heaven picks up where his earlier memoir, Great Boys. An African Childhood which charted his upbringing in Nigeria by his Grandmother, left off. Less a purely personal tale... more...

  • First Harvestsby E.F. Fonkeng; E.G. Fonsah

    Langaa RPCIG 2012; US$ 18.05

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  • Time, History, and Philosophy in the Works of Wilson Harrisby Gianluca Delfino

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 30.99

    Gianluca Delfino's study is based on the assumption that Wilson Harris' works as a whole show a remarkable unity of thought rooted in their author's complex imagination. As a valuable contribution to Caribbean Literature and Philosophy, Harris' imaginative approach to reality is discussed in relation to the categories of history and time with reference... more...

  • When Clerics Killby Shehu Sani

    Kraft Books 2013; US$ 18.00

    The play depicts a troubled and violent society stoked by a vicious and violent culture of intolerance and extremism. It is about restiveness, puritanism and the politics of religiosity. The play gives a glimpse of the views and frustrations of young people, the supercilious and hateful perceptions of some clerics and the brigandage of law enforcers... more...

  • Kalakuta Republicby Chris Abani

    Saqi 2015; US$ 7.28

    This powerful collection of poems details the harrowing experiences endured by Abani and other political prisoners at the hands of Nigeria’s military regime in the late 1980s. Abani vividly describes the characters that peopled this dark world, from prison inmates such as John James, tortured to death at the age of fourteen, to the general overseers.... more...

  • Voice of Americaby E.C. Osondu

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 7.99

    ?E.C. Osondu is a man with a clear head and a great ear, writing from crucial places.? ?Jonathan Franzen, author of Freedom and The Corrections ?With observant wonder and subtle humor, [Osondu] portrays?our unique capacity for hope and hopelessness rolled together.? ?Mary Gaitskill, author of Bad Behavior and Veronica This collection of... more...

  • A Quilt of Dreamsby Patricia Schonstein

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 8.99

    Set in Grahamstown, South Africa, during the 1990s at the height of political unrest and opposition to apartheid, this is the bittersweet story of two people whose lives intertwine with-out them knowing each other-one a heavy-drinking white man and the other the young daughter of a black activist. Reuben Cohen van Tonder's battle with unresolved... more...

  • The October Killingsby Wessel Ebersohn

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 22.99

    Abigail Bukula was fifteen years old when her parents were killed in a massacre of antiapartheid activists by white apartheid security forces. Because a young soldier spoke up in her defense, she was spared. Now she's a lawyer with a promising career in the new government, and while she has done her best to put the tragedy behind her, she's never... 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...