Posts Tagged ‘Literature’

Novel by Sierra Leonean wins 2013 literary award May 3, 2014 1 Comment

Pede Hollist’s So the Path Does Not Die, published by Langaa in 2012, was named 2013 Book of the Year for Creative Writing by the African Literature Association (ALA) at its annual meeting in April 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa.This award is for an outstanding book of African literature, whether novel, nonfiction prose, play, or [...]

Book review: Royalty and Politics May 16, 2010 No Comments

by Fo Angwafo III and published by Langaa, 2009; reviewed by Kathryn Toure in 2010. “I am what my father was not, but I clearly couldn’t have been without what my father was.” At the age of 84, the 20th Fon or King of Mankon – in north western Cameroon – relates in 70 pages [...]