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

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

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