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Novels, Short Story Collections & Plays

  • Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck

  • The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • The Road, by Cormac McCarthy

  • Jagua Nana, by Cyprian Ekwensi

  • Black Sunday, by Tola Rotimi Abraham

  • The House of Hunger, by Dambudzo Marechera

  • Stay With Me, by Ayobami Adebayo

  • The Book of Night Women, by Marlon James

  • The Trees, by Percival Everett

  • A Dance of the Forests, by Wole Soyinka

  • Purple Hibiscus, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

  • The History of Love, by Nicole Krauss

  • All The Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr

  • Daughters Who Walk This Path, by Yejide Kilanko

  • In Dependence, by Sarah Ladipo Manyika

  • A Little Life, by Hanya Yanagihara

 

Flash Fiction

  • Light, by Lesley Nneka Arimah

  • Foucault and Pencil, by Lydia Davis

 

Non-Fiction (Books, Essays & Journal Articles)

  • The Tragic Sense of Life, by Miguel de Unamuno

  • On the Abolition of All Political Parties, by Simone Weil

  • Break Every Rule, by Carole Maso

  • Bluets, by Maggie Nelson

  • & Other Stories, by Eloghosa Osunde

  • On Quitting Academia, by Malcolm Gaskill

  • Unsinkable City, by Wole Soyinka

  • The Dis(order) of Things, by Julia Bell

  • When Losing is Likely, by Brad East

  • The Unexemplary Simone Weil, by Alexa Hazel

  • Art and Property Now, by John Berger

  • A Load of Shit, by John Berger

  • Betwixt-and-Between: Essays on the Writing Life, by Jenny Boully

  • Leave the Dead Some Room to Dance: Postcolonial Founding and the Problem of Inheritance in Wole Soyinka's A Dance of the Forests, by David Thomas Suell

  • 'Colonialism Had Never Really Ended': My Life in the Shadow of Cecil Rhodes, by Simukai Chigudu

 

Poetry

  • She Tries Her Tongue, Her Silence Softly Breaks, by M. NourbeSe Philip

  • The Selected Poems of Wendell Berry, by Wendell Berry

  • The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion, by Kei Miller

Interviews with Writers & Artists

  • Chris Abani by Colm Tóibín, July 2006 (BOMB Magazine)

  • Etel Adnan by Lisa Robertson, April 2014 (BOMB Magazine)

  • Oral History Project: Odili Donald Odita by Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi, November 2020 (BOMB Magazine)

  • Open to Possibility: Jesse Wine Interviewed by Cassie Packard, January 2021 (BOMB Magazine)

  • Percival Everett, The Art of Fiction No. 235, Summer 2017 (The Paris Review)

  • James Baldwin: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations by James Baldwin and Quincy Troupe, December 2014 (Melville House)

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