Tram 83 mirrors the most sordid and chaotic features of contemporary African cities, in which non-Africans also remain intimately and often deviously involved.
The Bloody Hand stands alongside other autobiographical classics devoted to the First World War.
This study is an attempt to “enter” a foreign way of thought and to study the “possibilities” and, by extension, “potential mindsets” of the human mind.
Nobel laureate Patrick Modiano understands that time periods can mesh, interpenetrate, layer up, blend, and blur naturally in the mind.
Roger Grenier wears his considerable learning lightly. His writing is a graceful dance of the intellect.
Like James Baldwin, Alain Mabanckou is striving to see beyond comforting or righteous notions and grasp a world full of movement, migration, diversity, and unexpected mixtures.
Ready to Burst is a compelling, intricately structured story told in resourceful, oft-poetic language by a influential Haitian poet and novelist.
For those of you who have never read Marguerite Duras, “L’Amour” is an invigorating place to start.
Assayas’s splendid autobiographical feature is about a young man who refuses to turn his back on the radicalism of the ’60s
In The Life of an Unknown Man Andreï Makine creates a work of simple elegance that at its core explores the relationship of the past to the present, of truth to art, and of truth to life.