Regular book columns
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."