Books Available for Review

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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

African Theatre 16: Six Plays from East & West Africa.

Amine, Laila, Postcolonial Paris: Fictions of Intimacy in the City of Light

Beggar, Abderrahman. Histoire et mémoire bouraouïennes IDaly Thompson, Katrina, Popobawa: Tanzanian Talk, Global Misreadings

Coetzee, Carli. Written under the Skin: Blood and Intergenerational Memory in South Africa

Davis, Caroline, and David Johnson (eds.), The Book in Africa: Critical Debates

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

Edmondson, Laura, Performing Trauma in Central Africa: Shadows of Empire

Études Littéraires Africaines: Afrique-Brésil

Gikandi, Simon, and Ndirangu Wachanga (eds.), Ngugi: Reflections on His Life of Writing

Izzo, Justin. Experiments with Empire: Anthropology and Fiction in the French Atlantic

Krings, Matthias, African Appropriations: Cultural Difference, Mimesis, and Media

Krishnan, Madhu. Writing Spatiality in West Africa: Colonial Legacies in the Anglophone/Francophone Novel

Larrier, Renée, and Ousseina D. Alidou, Writing through the Visual and the Virtual: Inscribing Language, Literature, and Culture in Francophone Africa and the Caribbean

Miller, Christopher L. Imposters: Literary Hoaxes and Cultural Authenticity

Murphy, David, (ed.), The First World Festival of Negro Arts, Dakar 1966: Contexts and Legacies

Murray-Román, Jeannine, Performance and Personhood in Caribbean Literature

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

Osofisan, Femi, The Muse of Anomy: Essays on Literature and the Humanities in Nigeria

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

Rabaka, Reiland, The Negritude Movement: W. E. B. Du Bois, Leon Damas, Aime Cesaire, Leopold Senghor, Frantz Fanon, and the Evolution of an Insurgent Idea

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

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

Taoua, Phyllis,  African Freedom: How Africa Responded to Independence

Tchumkam, Hervé,  State Power, Stigmatization, and Youth Resistance Culture in the French Banlieues: Uncanny Citizenship

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

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

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