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Books Received

This a list of books received at our office; a selection of these titles will be reviewed in one of the future issues of Wasafiri. If you are interested in reviewing one or two of these titles (in 900 - 1200 words), contact the reviews editor. Please mention which title/s you would like to review; also include a recent sample of your writing (preferably a book review), as well as a short CV, your affiliation and contact details.


The Postcolonial Intellectual:
Ngugi wa Thiong'o in Context
Ashgate, 2015, hb


The Little Edges
Fred Moten
Wesleyan University Press, 2015, hb


Selected Poems 1990-2015
Hemant Divate
Poetrywala, 2015, hb


Sheniz Janmohamed
Tsar Books, 2014, pb


Stylistic Approaches to Nigerian Fiction
Daria Tunca
Palgrave, London, 2014, hb



Oh, Salaam!
Najwa Barakat
Luke Leafgren, trans
Interlink Books, 2015, pb


Early African Entertainments Abroad: From the Hottentot Venus to Africa's First Olympians
Bernth Lindfors
Wisconsin UP, Madison, 2014, pb 



African Theare 13: Ngugi wa Thiong'o and Wole Soyinka
Martin Banham, James Gibbs, Femi Osofisan, ed
James Currey, Martlesham, 2014, pb


The Tyranny of Trust
Neil Gevisser
Book Guild, Hove, 2014, pb



Babette Brown
White fox Publishing, London, 2014, pb


The Broken Mirrors/Sinalcol
Elias Khoury
MacLehose Press, 2015, hb


Maninbo: Peace and War
Ko Un

Bloodaxe, 2015, pb


Swamp: Walking the Wetlands of the Swan Coastal Plain: Poems
Nandi Chinna
Fremantle Press, Fremantle, 2014, pb


Conversations I've Never Had
Caitlin Mailing
Fremantle Press, North Fremantle, 2014, pb


He Came From Chagos
Jean Lindsay Dhookit
President's Fund for Creative Writing, 2014, pb


The Book of the Sultan's Seal
Youssef Rheka
Paul Starkey, trans
Interlink, 2015, pb




Because the Night
Stacy Hardy,
Pocko, 2015, pb

  The Life of Captain Cipriano: An Account of British Government in the West Indies, with the Pamphet The Case for West Indian Self Governemnt
C L R James
Duke UP, Durham, 2014, pb

The Glory Gets
Honoree Fanonne Jeffers
Wesleyan University Press, 2015, hb



Cooked Up: Food Fiction From Around the World
New Internationalist, Oxford, 2015, pb


By Night the Mountain Burns
Juan Tomas Avila Laurel
And Other Stories, High Wycombe, 2014, pb

The Alphabet of Birds
S J Naude
And Other Stories, High Wycombe, 2014, pb

Ada: A Victim of Fate and Cultural Circumstance
Barclays N Amadi
Book Guild, Hove, 2014, pb

And Then Came Paulette
Barbara Constantine
MacLeHose Press, London, 2014, hb

  Emptiness: asian poems 1998 - 2012
John Matteer
Fremantle Press, Fremantle, 2014, pb

Poems For A Century: An Anthology of Nigeria
Tope Omoniyi, ed
Amazon Press, Dakar, 2014, pb

The Old People
A J Perry
Thames River Press, London, 2014, pb 


Freedom Time: The Poetics and Politics of Black Experimental Writing
Anthony Reed
John Hopkins UP, Baltimore, 2014, hb

  Black Performance Theory
Thomas F deFrantz and Anita Gonzalez
Duke UP, Durham, 2014, pb

Wandering: Philosophical Performances of Racial and Sexual Freedom
Sarah Jane Cervenak
Duke UP, Durham, 2014, pb



Fighting Cane and Canon: Abhimanyu Unnuth and the Case of World Literature in Mauritius
Rashi Rohatgi
Cambridge Scholars Press, Newcastle Upon Tyne, 2014, hb

Leaving by Plane Swimming back Underwater
Lawrence Scott
Papillote Press, London, 2014, pb

Feast of the Innocents
Evelio Rosero
MacLehose Press, London, 2014, hb


Fauji Banta Singh and Other Stories
Sadhu Binnings
Tsar Books, Toronto, 2014, pb


Witch Girl
Tanvir Bush
Modjaji Books, Cape Town, 2015, pb


Iain Britton
Kilmog Press, Dunedin, 2014, hb


  Satans and Shaitans
Obinna Udenwe
Jacaranda Books, London, 2014, pb
  Selected Poems
Kamala Das
Devindra Kohli, ed
Penguin India, Gurgaon, 2014, pb
Vidyan Ravinthiran
Bloodaxe Books, Tarset, 2014, pb
   The Book in Africa: Critical Debates
Caroline Davis and David Johnson, ed
Palgrave, Basingstoke, 2015, hb
   Dreams of Flight
Jena Woodhouse
Ginninderra Press, Port Adelaide, 2014, pb
  The Sermon on the Fall of Rome
Jerome Ferrari
Maclehose Press, London, 2014, hb

Soy Realidad
Tomaz Salamun
Michael Thomas Taren, trans
Dalkey Archive Press, London, 2014, pb

  Ten: The New Wave
Karen McCarthy Woolf, ed
Bloodaxe, Hexam, 2014, pb

The Art of Scratching
Shazea Quraishi
Bloodaxe, Hexam, 2015, pb

  Do Not Enter My Soul in Your Shoes
Natasha Kanapé Fontaine
Mawenzi House, Toronto, 2015, pb

White City
Seb Doubinsky
Bizarro Pulp Press, 2015, pb

  Reworking Postcolonialism: Globalization, Labour and Rights
Pavan Kumar Malreddy et al, ed
Palgrave, Basingstoke, 2015, hb

Priscila Uppal
Bloodaxe, Hexam, 2015, pb

  Bodymap: Poems
Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
Mawenzi House, Toronto, 2015, pb

Orientalism, Terrorism, Indigenism: South Asian Readings in Postcolonialism
Pavan Kumar Malreddy
Sage, New Delhi, 2015, hb

  Zorami: A Redemption Song
Malsawmi Jacob
Morph Books, Bangalore, 2015, pb

Shine: The Visual Economy of Light in African Diaspora Aesthetic Practice
Krista Thompson
Duke UP, London, 2015, pb

  Imagining Muslims in South Asia and the Diaspora: Secularism, Religion, Representations
Claire Chambers and Caroline Herbert, ed
Routledge, Abingdon, 2015, hb

Sabah Carrim
108 Publishing, Kuala Lumpur, 2015, pb

  The Black Coat
Neamat Imam
Periscope, Reading, 2015, pb

Birth of a Bridge
Maylis de Kerangal
Maclehose Press, London, 2015, pb

  After Before
Jemma Wayne
Legend Press, London, 2015, pb


  Consumable Texts in Contemporary India: Uncultured Books and Bibliographical Sociology
Suman Gupta
Palgrave, Basingstoke, 2015, hb



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