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:

Anyaduba, Chigbo, The Postcolonial African Genocide Novel

August, Tyrone, Dennis Brutus: The South African Years 

Barrett, Paul, 'Membering Austin Clarke

Berrian, Brenda F., Race, Identity, and Privilege from the US to the Congo

Boswell, Barbara, And Wrote My Story Anyway: Black South African Women’s Novels as Feminism

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

Dean, Andrew, Metafiction and the Postwar Novel

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

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

Fraiture, Pierre-Philippe, Past Imperfect: Time and African Decolonization, 1945-1960

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

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

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

Lewis, Desiree, and Gabeba Baderoon (Eds.), Surfacing: On being black and feminist in South Africa

Majumdar, Nivedita, The World in a Grain of Sand: Postcolonial Literature and Radical Universalism

Ogbaa, Kalu, The Life and Times of Chinua Achebe

Past, Mariana and Benjamin Hebblethwaite (Eds.), Stirring the Pot of Haitian History by Michel-Ralph Trouillot

Pfalzgraf, Magdalena,  Mobility in Contemporary Zimbabwean Literature in English 

Rice, Alison, Transpositions: Migration, Translation, Music

Sackeyfio, Rose A., African Women Writing Diaspora

Tchumkam, Hervé, Precarious Lives and Marginal Bodies in North Africa

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

Williams, Merle, Hospitalities: Transitions and Transgressions, North and South

Wolff, Ernest, Mongameli Mabona: His Life and Work

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