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  • A Quilt of Dreamsby Patricia Schonstein

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 3.99

    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...

  • Bending the Bowby Frank M Chipasula

    Southern Illinois University Press 2009; US$ 22.95

    From the ancient Egyptian inventors of the love lyric to contemporary poets, Bending the Bow: An Anthology of African Love Poetry gathers together both written and sung love poetry from Africa.          This anthology is a work of literary archaeology that lays bare a genre of African poetry that has been... more...

  • Les littératures africaines de langue francaise à l'époque de la postmodernitéby Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink; Katharina Städtler

    ATHENA-Verlag 2012; US$ 15.87

    Les concepts de postmodernité et de postcolonialisme revêtent en Afrique des significations radicalement différentes de celles qu'ils ont reçues en Occident. Les douze études réunies dans ce volume étudient cette différence dans des oeuvres littéraires africaines parues depuis 1948 sous quatre aspects caractéristiques: - rapports interculturels entre... more...

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

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 19.95

    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...

  • Les douleurs de la plume noireby F. Ndi; Dieurat Clervoyant

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 19.95

    This collection is produced by a trio which in reverse order recalls the trio Senghor, C?saire, Damas; one African and two Caribbeans who were flag bearer of a protest for the recognition of fundamental rights of which Blacks were deprived of. In the same vein, the Clervoyant, Ndi and Vakunta trio: a Caribbean and two Africans in a globalised world... more...

  • The Tragedy of Mr No Balanceby Elame Musinga

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 19.95

    This play is a must watch for anyone who is frustrated because of corruption and hopeless about its eradication. more...

  • A Fallen Citadel and Other Poemsby J. Abala

    Langaa RPCIG 2012; US$ 19.95

    A Fallen Citadel and Other Poems is a powerful collection of over forty prose poems. The poems cover an array of issues ranging from the crisis that ensued after the 2007-2008 elections in Kenya to other social issues: loss of identity, poverty, hopelessness, and AIDs. These poems are powerful, vivid, full of imagery, and delightful. Some begin... more...

  • Beware the Drivesby Oke Akombi

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 19.95

    This collection of verse, which has mostly short poems, some of which are two-liners, is an outcome of several years of keen observation of the very nature of man. The observation brought this writer to the conclusion that man is dominated by fear and in his effort to conquer it, he resorts to unbridled aggression. Such aggression has been very instrumental... more...

  • A Basket of Flaming Ashesby B. Ashuntantang

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 19.95

    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...

  • Voices from Africa and Beyondby F. Ayuninjam

    Langaa RPCIG 2011; US$ 19.95

    In this collection Ayuninjam attempts to capture his sentiments on many plains. He also takes the liberty to capture the sentiments of other persons in his life and in society as a whole as well as the sentiments of other creatures that are part of the chain of life. As a result, much of what follows is occasional poetry, as he has more often than... more...