Please find attached new titles which have been made available during July 2011.
Tendai Huchu’s novel The Hairdresser of Harare has been nominated for The Guardian’s Not the Booker Prize. Visit The Guardian site or Facebook for instructions on how to vote the Weaver Press published novel onto the shortlist.
The Caine Prize 2011 has been announced. Congratulations to NoViolet Bulawayo. NoViolet’s story “Snapshots” appears in the collection New Writing from Africa 2009 and in the new AmaBooks collection Where to Now? Short Stories from Zimbabwe.
This month we have books from two new publishers. Imabili Indigenous Knowledge Publications, Malawi and from The Gambia Educational Services.
Some other highlights this month are:
Beyond the Enclave. Towards a Pro-Poor and Inclusive Development Strategy for Zimbabwe
Edited by Godfrey Kanyenze, Timothy Kondo, Prosper Chitambara, Jos Martens
The Ewe People. A Study of the Ewe People in German Togo
Lozikeyi Dlodlo. Queen of the Ndebele
Pathisa Nyathi, Marieke Clarke
Street Level. Drawings and Creative Writing Inspired by the Cultural and Architectural Heritage of Dar es Salaam
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