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  1. From Sleep Unbound
    From Sleep Unbound portrays the life of Samya, an Egyptian woman who is taken at age 15 from her Catholic boarding school and forced into a loveless and humiliating marriage. Eventually sundered from every human attachment, Samya... Learn More
    Published: 30th September 1983
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  2. Mrs. Shaw
    In the East African Kwatee Republic of the 1990s, the dictatorship is about to fall, and the nation’s exiles are preparing to return. One of these exiles, a young man named Kalumba, is a graduate student in the United... Learn More
    Published: 8th July 2015
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  3. 491 Days
    On a freezing winter’s night, a few hours before dawn on May 12, 1969, South African security police stormed the Soweto home of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, activist and wife of the imprisoned Nelson Mandela, and arrested... Learn More
    Published: 10th March 2014
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  4. Thirteen Cents

    Thirteen Cents

    A Novel

    Written by K. Sello Duiker, Introduced by Shaun Viljoen

    Series Modern African Writing Series

    Ohio University Press

    Winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. With an introduction by Shaun Viljoen Every city has an unspoken side. Cape Town, between the picture postcard mountain and sea, has its own shadow: a place of dislocation... Learn More
    Published: 4th June 2013
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  5. The Conscript
    "This translation from Tigrinya into English by Ghirmai Negash brings the slim, fascinating novel to a broad readership so that we might appreciate its value as a complex and moving reflection on Eritrean involvement in the... Learn More
    Published: 7th November 2012
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  6. Paper Sons and Daughters
    Ufrieda Ho’s compelling memoir describes with intimate detail what it was like to come of age in the marginalized Chinese community of Johannesburg during the apartheid era of the 1970s and 1980s. The Chinese were mostly ignored,... Learn More
    Published: 7th August 2012
    Paperback / £15.99
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  7. Dog Eat Dog
    Dog Eat Dog is a remarkable record of being young in a nation undergoing tremendous turmoil, and provides a glimpse into South Africa’s pivotal kwaito (South African hip-hop) generation and life in Soweto. Set in 1994, just... Learn More
    Published: 17th July 2012
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  8. On Black Sisters Street
    Chika Unigwe is the winner of the 2012 Nigeria Prize for Literature for On Black Sisters Street. On Black Sisters Street tells the haunting story of four very different women who have left their African homeland for the... Learn More
    Published: 17th January 2012
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