Southern Africa

A General Theory of Oblivion

A General Theory of Oblivion

Agualusa, Jose Eduardo ; Hahn,
As the country goes through various political upheavals from colony to socialist republic to civil war to peace and capitalism, the world outside seeps into Ludo's life through snippets on the radio...
December 15, 2015
Paperback
Archipelago Books
250 Pages
$18.00
The Return

The Return

Cardoso, Dulce Maria ; Gurría-
Everyone has gone away... We too should no longer be here.

Luanda, 1975. The Angolan War of Independence has been raging for at least a decade, but with the collapse of the Salazar...

October 2, 2018
Paperback
Quercus Publishing
272 Pages
$13.99
The Tuner of Silences

The Tuner of Silences

Couto, Mia ; Brookshaw, David
A RADIO FRANCE-CULTURE/TÉLÉRAMA BEST WORK OF FICTION
BY THE FINALIST FOR THE 2015 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE
THE WINNER OF THE 2014 NEUSTADT PRIZE
AND THE WINNER OF THE 2013...
February 26, 2013
Paperback
Biblioasis
230 Pages
$15.95
Woman of the Ashes

Woman of the Ashes

Couto, Mia ; Brookshaw, David

The first in a trilogy about the last emperor of southern Mozambique by one of Africa's most important writers

Southern Mozambique, 1894. Sergeant Germano de Melo is posted to the...

April 9, 2019
Paperback
Picador USA
272 Pages
$17.00
Another Day of Life

Another Day of Life

Kapuscinski, Ryszard
In 1975, Angola was tumbling into pandemonium; everyone who could was packing crates, desperate to abandon the beleaguered colony. With his trademark bravura, Ryszard Kapuscinski went the other way...
April 17, 2001
Paperback
Vintage
160 Pages
$16.00
Transparent City

Transparent City

Ondjaki ; Henighan, Stephen

NOMINATED FOR THE 2019 BEST TRANSLATED BOOK AWARD

A VANITY FAIR HOT TYPE BOOK FOR APRIL 2018

A VULTURE MUST-READ...

May 15, 2018
Paperback
Biblioasis
$15.95
Cry of the Kalahari

Cry of the Kalahari

Owens, Mark ; Owens, Delia

"A remarkable story beautifully told...Among such classics as Goodall's In the Shadow of Man and Fossey's Gorillas in the Mist."--Chicago Tribune

Carrying little...

October 15, 1992
Paperback
Mariner Books
$16.95
The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency

The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency

Smith, Alexander McCall
Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series and its proprietor, Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's premier lady detective. In this charming series, Mma Ramotswe--...
February 6, 2003
Paperback
Anchor Books
240 Pages
$15.95

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