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

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

August, Tyrone, Dennis Brutus: The South African Years 

Barnard, Rita and Andrew van der Vlies, South African Writing in Transition

Beggar, Abderrahman. Histoire et mémoire bouraouïennes IDaly 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

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

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

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

Walsh, John Patrick, Migration and Refuge: An Eco-Archive of Haitian Literature, 1982-2017

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

Wylie, Dan, Death and Compassion: The Elephant in Southern African Literature

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