1. Identity: New Fiction from Africa by SSDA (PB)

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    Identity: New Fiction from Africa by SSDA (PB)

    Short Story Day Africa presents its annual anthology of stories that explore true and alternative African culture through a competition on the theme of Identity. Prepare to be amazed, challanged and enchanted. Paperback. 288 pages. Also available as an Ebook Size: 19.4cm x 12.9cm.
  2. New Daughters of Africa: An international anthology of writing by women of African descent edited by Margaret Busby

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    New Daughters of Africa: An international anthology of writing by women of African descent edited by Margaret Busby

    Showcasing the work of more than 200 women writers of African descent, this major international collection celebrates their contributions to literature and international culture.

    Contributors include: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Patience Agbabi, Malorie Blackman, Edwidge Danticat, Esi Edugyan, Bernardine Evaristo, Roxanne Gay, Karen Lord, Warsan Shire, Zadie Smith and a host of literary stars of the future.

    Hardcover: 840 pages
    Publisher: Myriad Editions (8 March 2019)
    Language: English
    ISBN: 978-1-912408-00-9
    Size: 170mm x 240mm

    Review
    'Each of the pieces in this remarkable collection demonstrates an uplifting sense of sisterhood, honours the strong links that endure from generation to generation, and addresses the common obstacles women writers of colour face as they negotiate issues of race, gender and class, and confront vital matters of independence, freedom and oppression' - Ninja Book Box

    'Magnificently achieves its aim of honouring a unified heritage while showing the remarkable range of creativity from the African diaspora.' - The Bookseller Editor's Choice

  3. It’s Gone Dark Over Bill’s Mother’s by Lisa Blower

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    It’s Gone Dark Over Bill’s Mother’s by Lisa Blower

    With a sharp eye and tough warmth, Lisa Blower strikes a new chord in regional and working-class fiction. This fabulous collection of her award-winning short stories is dominated by the working-class matriarch. From the wise, witty and outspoken Nan of ‘Broken Crockery’, who has lived and worked in Stoke-on-Trent for all of her 92 years, to happy hooker Ruthie in ‘The Land of Make Believe’, to sleep-deprived Laura in ‘The Trees in the Wood’, to young mum Roxanne in ‘The Cherry Tree’, she appears in many shapes and forms, and always with a stoicism that is hard to break down. Paperback: 240 pages Publisher: Myriad Editions (11 April 2019) Language: English ISBN: 978-1-912408-16-0 Size: 129mm x 198mm
  4. We are Made of Earth by Panos Karnezis (PB)

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    We are Made of Earth by Panos Karnezis (PB)

    From the heart-in-mouth opening scene, to its melancholy ending, this a timely story of refugee's arrival on a foreign shore. Paperback, 224 pages. Size: 19.8cm x 22.9cm. ISBN: 978 1 912408 276 'The literary find of the year' - Annie Proulx
  5. The Bead Collector by Sefi Atta (PB)

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    The Bead Collector by Sefi Atta (PB)

    From award-winning author Sefi Atta, a glimpse into the insular world of upper-class Nigeria during the mid-1970s. A tale of international espionage explored through everyday lives. Paperback, 320 pages. Size: 19.8cm x 12.9cm
  6. Don't Call Me Princess by Kate Evans (HB) Don't Call Me Princess by Kate Evans (HB)

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    Don't Call Me Princess by Kate Evans (HB)

    Well-known cartoonist Kate Evans takes a punchy pop at six classical fairy tales. With simple rhyme, lively pictures, humour and charm, this is a book to inspire children and adults of all ages to think beyond the superficial.

    Ages 4-94. 32 pages. Size: 18cm x 21.8cm. 'One of the most original talents in comics I've seen in a long time.' Steve Bell

  7. The Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 Shortlist

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    The Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 Shortlist

    Now in its twentieth year, the Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa’s leading literary prize, and is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere.

    Paperback: 120 pages
    Publisher: New Internationalist (8 July 2019)
    Language: English
    ISBN: 978-1-78026-520-9
    Size: 176 x 110 mm


    Entertaining. Deserves to be widely read’ - Sunday Independent, South Africa
    An admirable and essential gateway to current African fiction’ - Booklist
    Dazzling and splendidly diverse’ - The Times