African Library: The Last Will and Testament of Senhor da Silva Araújo by Germano AlmeidaBooks and writers 2015-08-28
"As continental Africans we tend to 'forget' the inclusion in its territorial circumference of several island states adjacent to the main land mass, the small multi-island state of Cape Verde ..."
African Library: Return to Dar al-Basha by Hassan NasrEnglish 2015-07-07
"Who will restore my beautiful dreams to me? Who will restore Shama to me? Who will restore my childhood?"
African Library: Dust by Yvonne Adhiambo OwuorBooks and writers 2015-05-05
"Dust is a major novel – a complex text that takes on a huge topic: no less than nearly five decades of Kenya’s fraught history, linked to the experiences of a core of characters who are either members of, or whose stories are entangled with, an unusual family from the dry, far north of Kenya."
African Library: The Naked Gods by Chukwuemeka Ike2015-03-03 "A prize-winning author in his country of origin and also king of an Aro town in Eastern Nigeria, Ike is an alumnus of Ibadan University and his writing has a sophisticated satirical edge."
African Library: Yoruba Girl Dancing by Simi Bedford2014-12-16 "Though she exists only in fiction, Remi is an unforgettable character whose humane and spirited nature recognises the ugly, unnecessary barriers that many non-African people continue to put up against Africans for ridiculous reasons, impoverishing their lives."
African Library: The Crippled Dancer by T Obinkaram Echewa2014-10-29 "Echewa’s novel proceeds as quietly as its protagonist and his grandfather to demonstrate profound insights into the difficulties of negotiating the changing African scene and into the vital need to do so with courage and patience."
African Library: The Case of the Socialist Witchdoctor and Other Stories by Hama Tuma2014-08-29 "In his author’s note to this text, Hama Tuma declares his belief 'that Ethiopian reality is stranger (and more horrible) than fiction'."
African Library: The Yacoubian Building by Alaa al-Aswany2014-07-02 "You don’t understand because you’re well-off. When you’ve stood for two hours at the bus stop or taken three different buses and had to go through hell every day just to get home ... then you’ll know why we hate Egypt."
African Library: Tears of the Desert – A Memoir of Survival in Darfur2014-04-29 Tears of the Desert – A Memoir of Survival in Darfur by Halima Bashir with Damien Lewis is a work of testimony and an important addition to the African archive.
African Library: Intimate Strangers2014-03-04 Intimate Strangers has connections with social anthropological research. Annie Gagiano explains.
African Library: Harare North by Brian Chikwava2013-12-18 Chikwava’s Harare North ... presents readers with an evocation of conflicted Zimbabwean identities ... and with making lives for themselves in Britain, where so many of their compatriots have inserted themselves ... (T)hey have mockingly re-named London 'Harare North' (Johannesburg being known as 'Harare South')."
Blossoms of the Savannah by HR Ole KuletBoekrubrieke 2013-10-29
"Ole Kulet evinces profound admiration of most aspects of Maa lifestyle and tradition, and the fact that he writes this novel from an insider’s perspective strengthens the validity of his balanced representation of a fraught issue and a valuable African culture."