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  • Searching for Bate Besongby Tennu Mbuh

    Langaa RPCIG 2014; US$ 18.05

    The future of the country in Searching for Bate Besong is compromised by irresponsible leadership, falsehoods, blind tyranny, waste, and lawlessness. Visionaries like Dockinta (a literary incarnation of Bate Besong, one of Cameroon?s most fiery and revolutionary authors) who try to question or expose the status-quo are incarcerated and tortured by... more...

  • Shakara Dance Hall Queenby Osonye Tess Onwueme

    African Heritage Press 2011; US$ 19.95

    Shakara dance-hall queen is a gripping drama on the struggle for identity, power and control, engulfing mothers and daughters in a modern city that is sharply split between the rich and the poor. How do these mothers and daughters cope in a world, where their very survival is constantly challenged by the unyielding social and economic forces? Stay... more...

  • 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...

  • Thirteen Centsby K. Sello Duiker; Shaun Viljoen

    Ohio University Press 2013; US$ 13.99

    Every city has an unspoken side. Cape Town, between the picture postcard mountain and sea, has its own shadow: a place of dislocation and uncertainty, dependence and desperation, destruction and survival, gangsters, pimps, pedophiles, hunger, hope, and moments of happiness. Living in this shadow is Azure, a thirteen-year-old who makes his living on... more...

  • 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...

  • Titabet and the Takumbengby Kehbuma Langmia

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 15.20

    Titabet and the Takumbeng is a play that relives the unprecedented political upheaval of the 1992 first ever multiparty presidential elections in Cameroon. Following the controversial elections, Bamenda - the stronghold of the main opposition party, the Social Democratic Front (SDF) - was plunged into a tense and intense civil disobedience campaign.... more...

  • We Have Crossed Many Riversby Dike Okoro

    Malthouse Press 2012; US$ 34.20

    We Have Crossed Many Rivers: New Poetry from Africa is a fascinating anthology of some of the finest contemporary poetic voices from twenty-nine African countries. Inspired by the examples of first generation African poets like Wole Soyinka, Christopher Okigbo, Dennis Brutus, and Mazisi Kunene, the poets in this anthology display rootedness in, and... 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...

  • A Basket of Flaming Ashesby B. Ashuntantang

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 18.05

    Ashuntantang is an extraordinary weaver of words who showcases vivid pictures that compete with 3D simulation. Her greatest asset is her use of the beautiful traditional Cameroonian anchor that evokes folk tales with its moonlight romance and glory. You feel, laugh, weep, shiver, wonder, and hail the triumphant spirit of the persona as it navigates... more...

  • A Basket of Kola Nutsby Tanla Kishani

    Langaa RPCIG 2009; US$ 18.05

    Bold, original and stimulating in its inspirational insights, A Basket of Kola Nuts explores Cameroon?s cultures as remarkable pivots of moral rectitude and such sickening vicious-circles as bribery and corruption. Ethnically grass-rooted and globalizing rather than alarmingly exotic and exclusive, this poetic diction of form-content aims at revitalizing... more...