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  • Zong!by M. NourbeSe Philip; Setaey Adamu Boateng

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 12.99

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    Amsterdam University Press 2005; US$ 10.50

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  • Mordecaiby Charles Foran

    Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 21.95

    Foran's book is IT: the definitive, detailed, intimate portrait of Mordecai Richler, the lion of Canadian literature, and the turbulent, changing times that nurtured him. It is also an extraordinary love story that lasted half a century. The first major biography with access to family letters and archives. Mordecai Richler was an outsized and outrageous... more...

  • Le mal-néby Pierre Chatillon

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2004; US$ 18.75

    Pour redécouvrir la poésie québécoise à travers l'imaginaire de seize poètes québécois, leur époque et leurs valeurs. Un livre au caractère éminemment accessible pour les étudiants du collégial et de l'université. more...

  • Robertson Daviesby Camille La Bossière; Linda M. Morra

    University of Ottawa Press 2001; US$ 7.64

    This collection of essays on the writing of Robertson Davies addresses the basic problems in reading his work by looking at the topics of doubling, disguise, irony, paradox, and dwelling in "gaps" or spaces "in between." The essays present new insights on a broad range of topics in Davies' oeuvre and represent one of the first major discussions devoted... more...

  • The Ethel Wilson Symposiumby Lorraine McMullen

    University of Ottawa Press 1982; US$ 6.55

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  • Projections of Paradise.by Geetha Ganapathy-Doré

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 60.00

    Paradise is commonly imagined as a place of departure or arrival, beginning and closure, permanent inhabitation of which, however much desired, is illusory. This makes it the dream of the traveller, the explorer, the migrant – hence, a trope recurrent in postcolonial writing, which is so centrally concerned with questions of displacement and belonging. Projections... more...

  • Fierce Departuresby Leslie C. Sanders

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2009; US$ 85.00

    The selections in Fierce Departures , drawn from Dionne Brand’s work since 1997, delineate with searing eloquence how history marks and dislocates peoples of the African diaspora, how nations, concretely and conceptually, fail to create safe haven, and how human desire persists nevertheless. Through a widening canvas, Brand unfolds the (im)possibilities... more...

  • The Memory of Saltby Alice Melike Ulgezer

    Giramondo Publishing 2012; US$ 21.99

    Ali’s father is a Turkish circus musician performing in Kabul when Ali’s mother, a young pediatrician from Melbourne, meets him in a bar. He plays the trumpet, the saz, the flute, hears voices that urge him to violence, sees angels in the skies and djinns in the street, inscribes prayers and invocations on the walls of his room, and across... more...

  • Tell Me Friends. Contemporary Stories and Plays of Tanzaniaby Lilian Osaki; B. Noud?hou

    Mkuki na Nyota Publishers 2009; US$ 18.05

    This third volume of Tell Me, Friends collects stories and plays written by students and staff at the University of Dar es Salaam between 2006 and 2008. The stories in the collection are: "Our Man" by Saida Yahya-Othman; "The Window Seat" by Benjamin Branoff; "The Concealed Project" by Zuhura Badru; "The Total Crisis" by Simon Mlundi; and "Testimony"... more...