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Issue 52

Wasafiri 52: The Book in the World

Issue 52: Autumn 2007

The Book in the World

Interviews with Ntone Edjabe and Ritu Menon

Fiction by Merryn Glover and Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Poems by Lizzy Dijeh and Sridala Swami

Essay by Marina Warner

 ‘Books That Made Me’ by Margaret Busby, Michael Horovitz, Blake Morrison, Beverley Naidoo, Alexandra Pringle, Boyd Tonkin and others

Art Essay on John Latham, books, postmodernity and censorship

Articles on banned books, apartheid and censorship and South Indian literature and global publishing

 of Anindita Ghosh's Power in Print: Popular Publishing and the Politics of Language and Culture in a Colonial Society and Rimi B Chatterjee's Empires of the Mind: A History of the Oxford University Press in India Under the Raj



Susheila Nasta and Robert Fraser

Marina Warner
The Word Unfleshed: Memory in Cyberspace

Sridala Swani

Robert Fraser
‘Half the World is not so Narrow’: Ritu Menon in Conversation

Stacy Engman
Books, Postmodernity and Censorship: The Artwork of John Latham (1921 – 2006)

Merryn Glover
Fiction: Kumari

Sarah Brouillette
South Asian Literature and Global Publishing

Books That Made Me
Ellah Wakatama Allfrey
Biyi Bandele
Margaret Busby
David Dabydeen
Romesh Gunesekera
Abdulrazak Gurnah
Michael Horovitz
E A Markham
Blake Morrison
Daljit Nagra
Beverley Naidoo
Alexandra Pringle
William Radice
Nayantara Sahgal
Boyd Tonkin

Letitia Adu-Ampoma
What’s it all about?

Lizzy Dijeh

Andrew van der Vlies
Reading Banned Books: Apartheid Censors and Anti-Apartheid Aesthetics

Robert Fraser
‘Who No Know Go Know’: Ntone Edjabe in conversation

Uzor Maxim Uzoatu
Fiction: Cemetery Of Life


Becky Ayebia Clarke
The Caine Prize for African Writing 2007: A Publisher’s Response

Sissy Helff
Rimi B Chatterjee Empires of the Mind: A History of Oxford University Press in India Under the Raj

Sarah Brouillette
Isabel Hofmeyr The Portable Bunyan: A Transnational History of The Pilgrim's Progress

Shafquat Towheed
Anindita Ghosh Power in Print: Popular Publishing and the Politics of Language and Culture in a Colonial Society

Tobias Robert Klein
Wendy Griswold Bearing Witness: The Novel in Nigeria

Maeve Tynan
Prem Poddar and David Johnson, ed The Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures in English

Jonathan Morley
Charles W Pollard New World Modernisms: TS Eliot, Derek Walcott, and Kamau Brathwaite
Byron Caminero-Santangelo African Fiction and Joseph Conrad

Ian Munro
Zakaria Lahlou The Opposite Program
Carleton S Coon Moroccan Short Stories and The Riffian

Karen McCarthy
Ama Ata Aidoo, ed African Love Stories: An Anthology

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