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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.

We would like to consider reviews of the following combinations:

 

Paris, Capital of the Black Atlantic: Literature, Modernity, Diaspora
Jeremy Braddock and Jonathan P Eburne, ed
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013, pb
 

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Black Soundscapes, White Stages: The Meaning of Francophone Sounds in the Black Atlantic
Edwin C Hill Jr
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013, hb
 

 

Rumours
Mongane Wally Serote
Jacana Media, Johannesburg, 2013, pb
 

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Shadows
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma
Kwela, Roggebaai, 2013, pb
 

 

Unbelievers, or the Moor
John Mateer
Shearsman Books, Bristol, 2013, pb

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Goodnight Mr Kissinger and Other Stories
K Anis Ahmed
University Press Limited, Dhaka, 2012, pb
 

 

Wolf, Wolf
Eben Venter, translated by Michiel Heynes
Uitgewers Publishers, Cape Town, 2013, pb
 

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The Restless Supermarket
Ivan Vladislavic
And Other Stories, High Wycombe, 2014, pb

 

The following books are also available for review:

 


Irki
Kadija Sesay
Peepal Tree Press, Leeds, 2013, pb
 

 

The Great Black North: Contemporary African Canadian Poetry
Valerie Mason-John and Kevan Anthony Cameron ed
Frontenac House Poetry, Calgary, 2013, pb

 

A Companion to Australian Aboriginal Literature
Belinda Wheeler, ed
Camden House, Rochester, 2013, hb

The Iraqi Christ
Hassan Blasim, Jonathan Wright trans
Comma Press, Manchester, 2013, pb

 

Digital Monsoon
Siddhartha Bose
Penned in the Margins, London, 2013, pb

 

A Bit of A Difference
Sefi Atta
Interlink Books, Northampton, 2012, hb
 

 

Olayinka: A Women's View: The Life of an African Modern Artist
Simon Ottenberg
African World Press, Trenton, 2013, pb

Words Not Spoken
Vanita Agrawal
Brown Critique, 2012

African Literary NGOs: Power, Politics and Participation
Doreen Strauhs
Palgrave, Basingstoke, 2013, hb

African Lives: An Anthology of Memoirs and Autobiographies
Geoff Wisner, ed
Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc, London, 2013, pb
 

  Locating Life Stories: Beyond East-West Binaries in (Auto)Biographical Studies
Maureen Perkins, ed
Hawaii University Press, Honolulu, 2012, hb

Return to the Garden City
John Powell
Book Guild Publishing, Hove, 2013, pb
 

Love for an Island: The Collected Poems of Phyllis Shand Allfrey
Papillote Press, London, 2014, pb

 

Difficult Diasporas: The Transnational Feminist Aesthetic of the Black Atlantic
Samantha Pinto
New York University Press, New York, 2013, hb
 

 

Reading Marechera
Grant Hamilton, ed
James Currey, Woodbridge, 1 edition, 2013, pb
 

Scattered Vertebrae
Jerrold Yam
Math Paper Press, Singapore, 2013, pb

 

Pelt and Other Stories: Tales of Lust and Dirt
Catherine McNamara
Indigo Dreams Publishing, Beaworthy, 2013, pb
 

Seduce
Desiree Reynolds
Peepal Tree Press, Leeds, 2013, pb

Transnational and Postcolonial Vampires: Dark Blood
Tabish Khair and Johan Hoglund, ed
Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2012, hb
 

The Bottom of the Jar
Abdellatif Laabi
English Language Translation by Andre Naffis-Sahely, 2013
Archipelago Books, Brooklyn, 2013, pb
 

Transnationalism, Activism, Art
Kit Dobson and Aine McGlynn
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2013, hb

Firefly
Severo Sarduy 
English Language Translation by Mark Fried, 2013
Archipelago Books, Brooklyn, 2013, pb
 

Chick
Hannah Lowe
Bloodaxe Books, Tarset, 2013, pb

 

Ethiopia Boy
Chris Beckett 
Carcanet, Manchester, 2013, pb
 

  Footprints
Peter Blackman
Smokestack Books, 2013, pb
 
 

Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture
Gaiutra Bahadur
Hurst, London, 2013, hb
 

Ghost Moth
Michele Forbes
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 2013, hb

 
 

 Migrant Modernism: Postwar London and the West Indian Novel
J Dillon Brown
Virginia University Press, Charlottesville, 2013, pb

 

Writing Revolution: The Voices from Tunis to Damascus
Matthew Cassel, Layla Al-Zubaidi, Nemonie Craven Roderick
I B Tauris, London, 2013, pb

 


 

 


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