african literature

 
Abantu, you are on your own
Abantu, you are on your own
Book club Amaka meets monthly. The 12 or so of its members are black. It was not intentional. They were just friends, some now working graduates...
Nation’s loss is literature’s gain
Nation’s loss is literature’s gain
Money, capital, resources, property: all these are as much part of South Africa’s literary landscape as its economic one.
Top 10 books of the year
Top 10 books of the year
Some books are lazy, languid affairs and some are page-turners -- forcing you to finish them in one go. We asked our book critics, Darryl Accone...
Author's notes
Author's notes
Zimbabwean writer Petina Gappah's short-story collection Elegy for Easterly (Faber and Faber) has been shortlisted for the Guardian First...

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