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  • Nadine Gordimerby Denise Brahimi; Vanessa Everson; Cara Shapiro

    University of Cape Town Press 2012; US$ 21.99

    A fascinating intersection of intellectual minds, this literary critique views the writing of Nobel Prize?winner Nadine Gordimer through the fresh perspective of a respected French academic. Available for the first time in English, this analysis introduces the important works of a South African activist for equality and political freedom to a new... more...

  • Hands Washing Waterby Chris Abani

    Copper Canyon Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    Abani's fourth poetry collection - a mischevious book of displacement, exile, ancestry, and subversive humor. more...

  • Ethiopia Boyby Chris Beckett

    Carcanet 2013; US$ 14.51

    Chris Beckett grew up in 1960s Ethiopia, a country he describes as a ‘barefoot empire, home of black-maned lions... old priests decked out like butterflies and blazing young singers of Ethio-jazz?. Ethiopia Boy plunges the reader into praise poems that sing and boast and glory in the colours and textures of this extraordinary country. Here is a world... more...

  • K'cracy, Trees in the Storm and other Poemsby F. Ndi

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 18.95

    In K?cracy, Trees in the Storm and Other Poems, Bill Ndi vociferously bemoans the fate of a world in which the good and the evil are intimate bedfellows; a world wherein miscreants proceed with nauseating impunity to trample on innocence. The poet, a widely traveled scholar in Africa, Europe, and the Americas, currently resides in Australia where he... more...

  • Musings On Ars Poeticaby F. Ndi

    Langaa RPCIG 2009; US$ 19.95

    A literary monument erected by a poet for poets with a vision for poetry as a special annunciation and the poet as a seer, spokesperson, recorder, analyst, adjudicator and advocate with poetic vision and poetic understanding. Bill Ndi, the poet has the rare gift of slipping into the self and psyche of his society to empty the dark depths where the... more...

  • Bleeding Redby F. Ndi

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 19.95

    Bill NDI?s Bleeding Red: Cameroon in Black and White is another masterpiece from a poet with a deeply political vision. This collection of poems with Cameroon as the particular focal point is a paragon of socio-political and cultural alertness in verse that will get every reader on their toes. Bill NDI?s world is fraught with topsy-turvydom. It is... more...

  • Soleil et ombreby F. Ndi

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 19.95

    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...

  • I Will Flyby Florence Ndiyah

    Langaa RPCIG 2011; US$ 19.95

    I Will Fly is a collection of 52 poems which bring to life a story of struggle and hope, the struggle of ordinary Cameroonians who daily entertain hardship, and of English-speaking Cameroonians born into a minority population. Disgruntlement leads to protests; but what happens when the protests fail to yield? Immigration and resignation, the latter,... more...

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

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 19.95

    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...

  • Predicamentsby B. Nyamnjoh

    Langaa RPCIG 2011; US$ 19.95

    In this juvenalia, his first collection of poems, Francis Nyamnjoh takes the reader back in time, even as the past catches up with the present, to show how unchanging and even painful life can be. Accordingly, the poems celebrate, mourn, ridicule, lambast, and lament, thereby highlighting Nyamnjoh?s characteristic fascination with the plight of the... more...