Books Available for Review


RAL welcomes scholars to contact us if they would be interested in reviewing one of our available books for review. We ask that potential reviewers request only one book at a time and also that all reviewers keep their reviews to around 500 words and send us their review in three to four months. Our available list of books is below:

African Literature Today 35: Focus on Egypt

August, Tyrone, Dennis Brutus: The South African Years 

Avilez, Gershun, Black Queer Freedom: Spaces of Injury and Paths of Desire

Beggar, Abderrahman. Histoire et mémoire bouraouïennes I

Campbell, Bolaji, Fabric of Immortality: Ancestral Power, Performance, and Agency in Egungun Artistry

Daly Thompson, Katrina, Popobawa: Tanzanian Talk, Global Misreadings

de Kock, Leon, Losing the Plot: Crime, Reality and Fiction in Postapartheid Writing

Diala, Isidore, Obumselu on African Literature: The Intellectual Muse

Diala, Isidore, The Politics and New Humanism of André Brink

Études Littéraires Africaines: Afrique-Brésil

Gaudioso, Roberto, The Voice of the Text and its Body: The Continuous Reform of Euphrase Kezilahabi’s Poetics

Glover, Kaiama L., A Regarded Self:Caribbean Womanhood and the Ethics of Disorderly Being

Goldblatt, Cullen, Beyond Collective Memory: Structural Complicity and Future Freedoms in Senegalese and South African Narratives 

Hiddleston, Jane, and Khalid Lyamlahy, Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Jackson, Jeanne-Marie, The African Novel of Ideas: Philosophy and Individualism in the Age of Global Writing 

Leman, Peter. Singing the Law: Oral Jurisprudence and the Crisis of Colonial Modernity in East African Literature

Muhonja, Brillian. Radical Utu: Critical Ideas and Ideals of Wangari Muta Maathai

Ngwang, Emmanuel N., and Kenneth Usongo, Art and Political Thought in Bole Butake

Pears, Pamela A., Front Cover Iconography and Algerian Women's Writing: Heuristic Implications of the Recto-Verso Effect

Sackeyfio, Rose A., and Blessing Diala-Ogamba (eds.), Emerging Perspectives on Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo

Saint, Lily, Black Cultural Life in South Africa: Reception, Apartheid, and Ethics

Saint-Aubin, Arthur F., The Memoirs of Toussaint and Isaac Louverture

Simek, Nicole, Hunger and Irony in the French Caribbean: Literature, Theory, and Public Life

Suhr-Sytsma, Nathan, Poetry, Print, and the Making of Postcolonial Literature

Twidle, Hedley, Experiments with Truth: Narrative Non-Fiction and the Coming of Democracy in South Africa

Vincent, Kerry, An Introduction to the Literature of Eswantini

Willan, Brian, Sol Plaatje: A Life of Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje, 1876-1932

Wolff, Ernest, Mongameli Mabona: His Life and Work

Yastremski, Slava I., Michael M. Naydan, and Maria Badanova (trans.), Nikolai Gumilev's Africa