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  • The Rising Sun and Bomaby Kenneth Usongo

    Langaa RPCIG 2014; US$ 18.00

    The Rising Sun and Boma interrogate social evils such as moral decadence, corruption, and greed that are rife in the Cameroonian society. In both plays, Ipah, Paddy, Dinna, and Boma, for example, exemplify how waywardness and avarice can subvert moral integrity. At the same time, the plays problematise the intersection of tradition and modernity, articulating... more...

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

    Langaa RPCIG 2012; US$ 18.05

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  • West African Literaturesby Stephanie Newell

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 37.99

    West African Literatures provides students with fresh, in-depth perspectives on the key debates in the field. The aim of this book is not to provide an authoritative, encyclopaedic account, but to consider a selection of the region's literatures in relation to prevailing discussions about literature and postcolonialism. - ;The Oxford Studies in... more...

  • Voice of Americaby E.C. Osondu

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 10.99

    ?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$ 19.99

    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$ 18.99

    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

    BRIDGET MCNULTY spends her days writing, reading and drinking tea, and has become an avid blogger. She now lives in Cape Town and works for Real Simple magazine. Strange Nervous Laughter is her first novel. more...

  • More than a Casual Contactby Jeremy Cronin

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2011; US$ 5.00

    A new collection from one of the country?s foremost poets. more...

  • Elections & Erectionsby Pieter-Dirk Uys

    Random House Struik 2011; US$ 10.00

    At last, Pieter-Dirk Uys, South Africa?s most famous political satirist, entertainer and AIDS activist, has penned a memoir. He takes us back to his upbringing in apartheid South Africa, his early days in the theatre, and the birth of his alter ego, Evita Bezuidenhout, the ambassador to the fictitious homeland of Bapetikosweti. He revisits his political... more...

  • Bodyhoodby Leon de Kock

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2011; US$ 5.00

    Seductive and powerful new poems by a distinctive poetic voice. more...