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  • One World - A Global Anthology of Short Stories

    A collection of short stories that speaks with the clarity and intensity of the human experience. It features stories from Jhumpa Lahiri and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and 21 other authors. A teenage Nigerian girl struggles to shed her cultural roots in the US... An Inuit girl is rowed by her parents to the shore, unaware of the fate that awaits her... A Filipina maid in Hong Kong gets entangled with her employer... The lover of an African freedom fighter has to choose between fidelity and survival NB. Jhumpa Lahiri on shortlist for 2013 Booker Prize
    'One World cleary displays the talents of the greatest authors of this century. I enjoyed every single story in this book and was able to expand my list of international authors that I need to add to my library. I promise, if you love short stories you will surely enjoy this book to the max.'
    Amazon 5-Star Customer Review

    'The best part about One World, is that it introduces the reader to so many authors from different parts of the world. Of course, as a reader you will prefer some stories or authors over others, but the large variety of storylines makes this book a fun book to read. Before buying this book, I was already familiar with Chimamanda Adichie's work. In this book I really liked Chikwa Unigwe's and Sequoia Nagamatsu's stories, and because of their participation to One World I decided to buy some of their books. That's what makes this book so unique, it introduces you to new authors and broaders your literary horizons. To me, this is THE best compilation of short stories I've come across and I recommend it to anyone who enjoys reading.'
    Amazon 5-Star Customer Review

    'It's a wonderful compilation of global proportions and perspectives. I would recommend it to anyone interested in learning about other perspectives.'
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  • The Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 Shortlist

    Now in its twentieth year, the Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa’s leading literary prize, and is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere.

    Paperback: 120 pages
    Publisher: New Internationalist (8 July 2019)
    Language: English
    ISBN: 978-1-78026-520-9
    Size: 176 x 110 mm


    Entertaining. Deserves to be widely read’ - Sunday Independent, South Africa
    An admirable and essential gateway to current African fiction’ - Booklist
    Dazzling and splendidly diverse’ - The Times

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  • Identity: New Fiction from Africa by SSDA (PB)

    Short Story Day Africa presents its annual anthology of stories that explore true and alternative African culture through a competition on the theme of Identity. Prepare to be amazed, challanged and enchanted. Paperback. 288 pages. Also available as an Ebook Size: 19.4cm x 12.9cm. Learn More
  • Redemption Song and other stories. The Caine Prize For African Writing 2018

    'Africa’s most important literary award.' - International Herald Tribune.

    Author: Various. Edited by Chris Brazier and The Caine Prize.

    Now in its nineteenth year the Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa’s leading literary prize, and is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere. This collection brings together the five 2018 shortlisted stories, along with stories written at the Caine Prize Writers’ Workshop which took place in Rwanda in April 2018. The shortlist comprises: American Dream by Nonyelum Ekwempu (Nigeria) The Armed Letter Writers by Olofunke Ogundimu (Nigeria) Fanta Blackcurrant by Makena Onjerika (Kenya) Involution by Stacy Hardy (South Africa) Wednesday’s Story by Wole Talabi (Nigeria)

    Paperback. Pages: 256. Publication date: 2 July 2018

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  • Queer Africa edited by Makhosazana Xaba and Karen Martin

    Queer Africa is a collection of unapologetic, tangled, tender, funny, brusing, and brilliant stories about the many ways in which we love each other. Ebook. Paperback: 240 pages. Size 19.4cm x 12.9cm.

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  • No Killing Sky by Rory McCourt

    High in the death zone of K2, the 'Savage Mountain', Liam Doyle makes a discovery that could have catastrophic consequences. Deeply troubled, he enlists the help of two friends, an ex-special forces buddy and a Washington editor. Their investigations take them into the heart of a conspiracy with the potential to wreak atmospheric havoc on a planetary scale. Paperback: 400 pages Size: 19.4cm x 12.8cm Learn More
  • eBook: No Killing Sky by Rory McCourt

    High in the death zone of K2, the 'Savage Mountain', Liam Doyle makes a discovery that could have catastrophic consequences. Paperback: 400 pages Size: 19.4cm x 12.8cm Learn More

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  • One World Two: A Second Global Anthology of Short Stories

    Another globe-trotting collection of stories, introducing a diverse range of writers (many well-known alongside some new discoveries), narratives and perspectives conveying the reader across continents, cultures and landscapes. One World Two is even more ambitious than Volume One in its geographic scope, featuring 21 writers drawn from every continent. One World [Vol 1] captures a moment in history representing the changing and evolving world that we are in while reminding us of the enduring nature of the human condition. - World Literature Today

    Buy this and 3 other fiction books together at a whopping 33% discount here!

    Available in paperback and eBook

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  • The Gonjon Pin and Other Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 2014

    The Caine Prize for African Writing 2014 brings together the five shortlisted authors' stories along with 12 other stories from the best new writers. Insightful, arresting and entertaining - this collection reflects the richness and range of current African writing. Learn More

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  • Caine Prize 2009 - Work in Progress

    Now in its tenth year, The Caine Prize presents another unmissable opportunity to tune into what is happening in African fiction. Learn More

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