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Through stories remembered and imagined, and images by acclaimed photographers, A Stranger's Pose draws the reader into a world of encounters in more than a dozen African towns. Iduma blends memoir, travelogue and storytelling in these fragments of a traveller’s journey across several African cities. Inspired by the author’s travels with…
In our first-ever print and entirely nonfiction issue, we explore what it means to travel as an African. Herein are stories about passport privilege and air and road trips to destinations diverse and peculiar—from Douala, Lagos, Lisbon, through Berlin, Sylt, Maputo to Kousseri. A journey down memory lane with the inglorious history of an airline,…
Five New Yorkers must band together to defend their city in the first book of a stunning new series by Hugo award-winning and New York Times bestselling author N. K. Jemisin. Every city has a soul. Some are as ancient as myths, and others are as new and destructive as children. New York City? She's got five. But every city also has a dark…
This is the story of a man's deception, a family's complicity, and the two teenage girls caught in the middle. James Witherspoon has two families, one public, the other a closely guarded secret. But when his daughters meet and form a friendship, only one of them knows the truth. Theirs is a relationship destined to explode. Silver Sparrow is…
N. K. Jemisin is one of the most powerful and acclaimed speculative fiction authors of our time. In the first collection of her evocative short fiction, Jemisin equally challenges and delights readers with thought-provoking narratives of destruction, rebirth, and redemption. In these stories, Jemisin sharply examines modern society, infusing magic…
In her new collection of stories, award-winning New York Times Notable author Leila Aboulela offers us a rich tableau of life as an immigrant abroad, and the challenges of navigating assimilation and difference. Elsewhere, Home draws us ineluctably into the lives of her characters as they forge new identities and reshape old ones. A young woman…
Der angolanische Journalist Daniel Benchimol, frisch und unschön geschieden, träumt immer wieder von einer aparten, eleganten Frau, dann findet er eine Kamera und entdeckt Fotos, auf denen eben diese Frau zu sehen ist, die Künstlerin Moira, die sich mit der Darstellung von Träumen beschäftigt. Sie lernen sich kennen und lieben. Benchimols Freund…
Was der ahnungslose Student Ryad bei seinem Ferienjob in Algier vorfindet, ist ein geschichtsträchtiger, einzigartiger Ort: In der Buchhandlung, die er ausräumen soll, wirkte einst Edmond Charlot (1915–2004), der hier 1936 mit Les Vraies Richesses ein blühendes Zentrum der Bücher gründete, Bibliothek, Verlag und Treffpunkt in einem. Charlot…
XX ist ein hoch brisanter, wagemutiger Roman, der nur Millimeter von der Wirklichkeit entfernt die Frage verhandelt, was wäre, wenn zwei Frauen ein leibliches Kind miteinander haben könnten. Egal, ob Mann oder Frau: Wer XX liest, steht vor entscheidenden Fragen. Jules und Rosie wollen ein Kind. Für das lesbische Paar gibt es dafür nur eine…
“We put together this collection of twenty-five narratives to correct the invisibility, the confusion, the caricaturising and the writing out of queer women from history.” This stirring and intimate collection brings together 25 captivating narratives to paint a vivid portrait of what it means to be a queer Nigerian woman. Covering an array of…

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