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:

August, Tyrone, Dennis Brutus: The South African Years 

Barrett, Paul, 'Membering Austin Clarke

Daut, Marlene L., Grégory Pierrot, and Marion C. Rohrleitner (Eds.), Haitian Revolutionary Fictions: An Anthology

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

Fracture, Pierre-Philippe (Ed.), Unfinished Histories: Empire and Postcolonial Resonance in Central Africa and Belgium

Ellison, Mahan L., Africa in the Contemporary Spanish Novel, 1990–2010

Hiddleston, Jane, Research Monographs in French Studies 66

Ige, Segun, Gilbert Motsaathebe, and Komedi Ochieng, A Companion to African Rhetoric

Kalliney, Peter J., The Aesthetic Cold War

Krishnamurthy, Sarala, Nelson Mlambo, and Helen Vale, Writing Namibia--Coming of Age

Lambert, Raphaël, Narrating the Slave Trade, Theorizing Community

Lee, Christopher, J. (Ed.), Culture and Liberation: Exile Writings, 1966–1985 by Alex La Guma

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

McCusker, Maeve, Fictions of Whiteness: Imagining the Planter Caste in the French Caribbean Novel

Munro, Martin (trans.), Scrabble: A Chadian Childhood by Michael Ferrier

Niemi, Minna, Complicity and Responsibility in Contemporary African Writing 

Ogbaa, Kalu, The Life and Times of Chinua Achebe

Olszok, Charis, The Libyan Novel: Humans, Animals and the Poetics of Vulnerability

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

Saboro, Emmanuel, Wounds of Our Past: Remembering Captivity, Enslavement and Resistance in African Oral Narratives

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

Veit-Wild, Flora, They Called You Dambudzo: A Memoir

Vincent, Kerry, An Introduction to the Literature of Eswantini

Walker, Gila (trans.), Twilight of Torment by Léonora Miano

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