Review: The Tears of the Black Man By Alain Mabanckou

Author: Alain Mabanckou Translator: Dominic Thomas Publication Date: July 2018 Publisher: Indiana University Press Pages: 86 (Paperback) Genre: Essay Collection, Non-Fiction Alain Mabanckou is an author that I used to ignore when I went to the bookshop...until I started learning French a few months ago and he kept popping up in our textbooks as one … Continue reading Review: The Tears of the Black Man By Alain Mabanckou

A Moonless Starless Sky by Alexis Okeowo

Title: A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Men and Women Fighting Extremism in Africa Author: Alexis Okeowo Publisher: Hachette Books Page Count: 256 Pages (Hardback) Publication Date:  3 October 2017 Genre: Multicultural Interest, African Non-fiction Alexis never really felt connected to the African continent until she took up a 10- month internship in Uganda. This prompted her to … Continue reading A Moonless Starless Sky by Alexis Okeowo

So Long a Letter by Mariama Ba

Title: So Long a Letter Author: Mariama Bâ Translator: Modupé Bodé-Thomas Original Language: French Country: Senegal Pages: 96 Publisher: Heinemann, imprint of Pearson Africa Blurb from the Cover: So Long a letter is a sequence of reminiscences- some wistful, some bitter-recounted by Senegalese schoolteacher Ramatoulye, who has recently been widowed. The letter addressed to a … Continue reading So Long a Letter by Mariama Ba