Monday, October 21st, 2013
K. Sello Duiker’s short novel, Thirteen Cents is simultaneously gruesome, violent, deeply disturbing, whimsical, and beautiful. Ohio University Press has just released the post-apartheid novelist’s debut book in the US as part of its Modern African Writing series. The book itself won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book, Africa Region back in 2001,
Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
Everything I’ve heard and read about François-Xavier Fauvel-Aymar’s Le Rhinocéros d’Or tells me I’m going to love it… The author is a French historian who specializes in medieval Africa and sheds light on ignored parts of African histories...