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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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  • New Daughters of Africa: An international anthology of writing by women of African descent edited by Margaret Busby

    Showcasing the work of more than 200 women writers of African descent, this major international collection celebrates their contributions to literature and international culture.

    Contributors include: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Patience Agbabi, Malorie Blackman, Edwidge Danticat, Esi Edugyan, Bernardine Evaristo, Roxanne Gay, Karen Lord, Warsan Shire, Zadie Smith and a host of literary stars of the future.

    Hardcover: 840 pages
    Publisher: Myriad Editions (8 March 2019)
    Language: English
    ISBN: 978-1-912408-00-9
    Size: 170mm x 240mm

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    'Each of the pieces in this remarkable collection demonstrates an uplifting sense of sisterhood, honours the strong links that endure from generation to generation, and addresses the common obstacles women writers of colour face as they negotiate issues of race, gender and class, and confront vital matters of independence, freedom and oppression' - Ninja Book Box

    'Magnificently achieves its aim of honouring a unified heritage while showing the remarkable range of creativity from the African diaspora.' - The Bookseller Editor's Choice

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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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  • The Kennedy Moment by Peter Adamson (paperback)

    A reunion of friends and lovers; a conspiracy that begins as a joke; a secret to be kept for thirty years—this is a daring, ingenious and profoundly moving political thriller from an author whose career has put him at the very heart of international affairs. Praise for previous books: ’At the end I was weeping with happiness. A beautiful, subtle book’ —William Nicholson ‘The most consistently intelligent and fascinating novel I’ve read in a long time. Mesmeric.’ —Margaret Forster ‘His characters are both representative of large ideas and yet also fully human … it’s a huge achievement.’ —Alain de Botton Paperback: pages 368 Size:

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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
  • Poems That Make Grown Men Cry compiled by Anthony and Ben Holden (paperback)

    A collection of poetry so powerful that 100 great men have been moved to tears

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    Paperback: 336 pages Size: 21.5cm x 13.5cm Learn More
  • SPECIAL OFFER 'Poems that Make Grown Men & Women Cry' - buy both and save!

    Following the success of their anthology Poems That Make Grown Men Cry, father-and-son team Anthony and Ben Holden, working with Amnesty International, have asked the same revealing question of 100 remarkable women. What poem has moved you to tears? Buy both paperback books and save! Learn More
  • 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 Learn More

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