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Gods and Soldiers

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Apr 01, 2009 | 368 Pages

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Apr 01, 2009 | 368 Pages

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    Apr 01, 2009 | 368 Pages

  • Ebook $14.99

    Apr 01, 2009 | 368 Pages

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Table Of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction by Rob Spillman
Map of Africa

West Africa

Nonfiction

Chinua Achebe ♦ Nigeria
"The African Writer and the English Language"

Fiction

Helon Habila ♦ Nigeria
"Lomba"

Mohammed Naseehu Ali ♦ Ghana
"The Manhood Test"

Chris Abani ♦ Nigeria
from Becoming Abigail

E. C. Osondu ♦ Nigeria
"Voice of America"

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ♦ Nigeria
from Half of a Yelllow Sun

Francophone Africa

Nonfiction

Patrice Nganang ♦ Cameroon
"The Senghor Complex"

Fiction

Alain Mabanckou ♦Republic of Congo
from Broken Glass

Fatou Diome ♦ Senegal
from The Belly of the Atlantic

Boubacar Boris Diop ♦ Senegal
from Murambi, The Book of Bones

North Africa

Nonfiction

Laila Lalami ♦ Morocco
"The Politics of Reading"

Fiction

Nawal El Saadawi ♦ Egypt
from Woman at Point Zero

Mohamed Magani ♦ Algeria
from The Butcher’s Aesthetic

Aziz Chouaki ♦ Algeria
from The Star of Algiers

Leila Aboulela ♦ Sudan
"Souvenirs"

East Africa

Nonfiction

Binyavanga Wainaina ♦ Kenya
from Discovering Home

Fiction

Ngugi wa Thiong’o ♦ Kenya
from Wizard of the Crow

Doreen Baingana ♦ Uganda
"Christianity Killed the Cat"

Nuruddin Farah ♦ Somalia
from Knots

Abdourahman A. Waberi ♦ Djibouti
from The United States of Africa

Former Portuguese Colonies

Nonfiction

Mia Couto ♦ Mozambique
"Languages We Don’t Know We Know"

Fiction

Ondjaki ♦ Angola
"Dragonfly"

Jose Eduardo Agualusa ♦ Angola
from The Book of Chameleons

Southern Africa

Nonfiction

J. M. Coetzee ♦ South Africa
"The Memoirs of Breyten Breytenbach"

Fiction

Yvonne Vera ♦ Zimbabwe
"Dead Swimmers"

Niq Mhlongo ♦ South Africa
from Dog Eat Dog

Nadine Gordimer ♦ South Africa
"A Beneficiary"

Marlene van Niekerk ♦ South Africa
from Agaat

Zakes Mda ♦ South Africa
from Ways of Dying

Ivan Vladislavic ♦ South Africa
"The WHITES ONLY Bench"

Biographical Notes

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