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  • J. M. Coetzee and the Life of Writingby David Attwell

    The Text Publishing Company 2015; US$ 32.99

    J. M. Coetzee?winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, twice winner of the Man Booker Prize?is one of the world?s most celebrated and intriguing authors. Yet the heart of his fiction remains elusive. In J. M. Coetzee and the Life of Writing , David Attwell explores the extraordinary creative processes behind Coetzee?s novels, from Dusklands ... more...

  • A Way of Being Freeby Ben Okri

    Head of Zeus 2015; Not Available

    From Booker Prize-winner Ben Okri: 12 of his most controversial non-fiction pieces form this collection on the theme of freedom Ranging from the personal to the analytical, covering subjects such as art, politics, storytelling, and creativity, this collection confirms Okri's place as one of the most inspiring of contemporary writers. Lyrically... more...

  • Poems from Abakwa in Cameroon Pidgin Englishby Wuteh Vakunta

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 18.00

    ?Poems from Abakwa in Cameroon Pidgin English is one patriotic rage. An anthology of sorts, this book of poems contains wisdom, inspirational reflections and witticisms for all. Through apt descriptions, illustrations, dialogues, interrogations and incisive phraseology, Peter Wuteh Vakunta creates an effective balance of colorful images that traces... 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...

  • Achebe and Friends at Umuahiaby Terri Ochiagha

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2015; US$ 43.75

    This is the first in-depth scholarly study of the literary awakening of the young intellectuals who became known as Nigeria's "first-generation" writers in the post-colonial period. Terri Ochiagha's research focuses on Chinua Achebe, Elechi Amadi, Chike Momah, Christopher Okigbo and Chukwuemeka Ike, and also discusses the experiences of Gabriel Okara,... more...

  • Bites of Insanityby Nsah Mala

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 18.00

    In this collection of poems Nsah Mala casts a critical compassionate gaze at the predicaments in the lives of present day Cameroonians. The poet lambasts power abuse in Cameroon and Africa. He decries the lost glory of traditional values sacrificed at the altar of ingratiation and materialism. Insalubrities are condemned, ignorance and its ramifications... more...

  • Genius in Bondageby Vincent Carretta; Phillip Gould

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    Until fairly recently, critical studies and anthologies of African American literature generally began with the 1830s and 1840s. Yet there was an active and lively transatlantic black literary tradition as early as the 1760s. Genius in Bondage situates this literature in its own historical terms, rather than treating it as a sort of prologue to... more...

  • At Zero Pointby Rose A. Zimbardo

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    At Zero Point presents an entirely new way of looking at Restoration culture, discourse, and satire. The book locates a rupture in English culture and epistemology not at the end of the eighteenth century (when it occurred in France) but at the end of the seventeenth century. Rose Zimbardo's hypothesis is based on Hans Blumenberg's concept of "zero... more...

  • Esiaba Irobi's Drama and the Postcolonyby Isidore Diala

    Kraft Books 2014; US$ 31.00

    Esiaba Irobi (1960-2010) was one of Africa?s most innovative and productive younger playwrights. Deeply rooted in the indigenous performance traditions of his Igbo ethnic group, Irobi?s drama, in the tradition of Wole Soyinka, is a hybrid production involving an iconoclastic reconceptualisation of the heritage he appropriates, its fascinating conflation... more...