Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Reviews by Title

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This lists alphabetically books reviewed on ImageNations beginning with the title. If the title begins with 'the', the next word in title is used; unless the whole title of the book is THE, this I have not as yet met. This is not the case if the title begins with the indefinite article 'a'.

1984: George Orwell

A Bend in the RiverV.S. Naipaul
A Farewell to Arms: Ernest Hemingway
A Grain of Wheat: Ngugi wa Thiong'o
A Heart to Mend: Myne Whitman
A House for Mr. BiswasV.S. Naipaul 
A Life in Full: Jude Dibia
A Man of the People: Chinua Achebe
A Month and a Day & Letters: Ken Saro-Wiwa
A Question of Power: Bessie Head
A Sense of Savannah, Tales of a Friendly Walk through Northern Ghana: Kofi Akpabli
A Woman Alone: Bessie Head
Absalom, Absalom!William Faulkner
Accra! Accra! More Poems about Modern Afrika: Papa Kobina Ulzen
Anthills of the Savannah: Chinua Achebe
African Agenda: Camynta Baezie
African Roar 2010: Ivor W. Hartmann and Emmanuel Sigauke (Editors)
African Roar 2011: Ivor W. Hartmann and Emmanuel Sigauke (Editors)
Almost Cured of Sadness: Vuyo Seripe
Amazulu: Walton Golightly
Amsterdam: Ian McEwan
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Arrow of God: Chinua Achebe
The Art of War: Sun Tzu
As the Crow Flies: Veronique Tadjo
Atonement: Ian McEwan
Auto da Fe: Elias Canetti

The Beautyful Ones are not Yet Born: Ayi Kwei Armah 
Before I Forget: Andre Brink
BelovedToni Morrison
The Best American Short Stories: Lorrie Moore (editor)
The Best of Simple: Langston Hughes
Big Bishop Roko and the Altar Gangsters: Kojo Laing
Birds of Our LandVirginia W. Dike
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Blindness: Jose Saramago
The Blinkards : Kobina Sekyi
Bloodlines: Veronica Henry (Editor)
The Bluest Eye: Toni Morrison
Bombay's Republic: Rotimi Babatunde
The Book Thief: Markus Zusak
The Book of Chameleons: Jose Eduardo Agualusa
The Book of Not: Tsitsi Dangarembga
Brave New World: Aldous Huxley
Breaking Silence - A Poetic Lifeline from Slavery to LoveJames Robert Myers (Editor)
Burger's Daughter: Nadine Gordimer
Burning Grass: Cyprian Ekwensi
Butterfly Dreams: Beatrice Lamwaka

The CastleFranz Kafka
The Catcher in the RyeJ.D. Salinger
Cat's Cradle: Kurt Vonnegut
Chaka: Thomas Mofolo
Changes: Ama Ata Aidoo
The Chattering Wagtails of Mikuyu Prison: Jack Mapanje
The Chicken Thief: Fiona Leonard
Cloth Girl: Marilyn Heward Mills
The Clothes of Nakedness: Benjamin Kwakye
The Conservationist: Nadine Gordimer
Contemporary African Short Stories: Chinua Achebe and C.L. Innes (Editors)
Crime and Punishment: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Cry, the Beloved Country: Alan Paton
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time: Mark Haddon
Cut off my Tongue: Sitawa Nawalie

The Dante Club: Matthew Pearl
The David Thuo Show: Samuel Munene
DaywardZZ Packer
Dead Aid - Why Aid Makes things Worse and How there is another Way for AfricaDambisa Moyo
Death and the King's Horseman: Wole Soyinka
Death Comes from the Archbishop: Willa Cather
Definition of a MiracleFarida N. Bedwei
Devil May Care: Sebastian Faulks
Dew in the Morning: Shimmer Chinodya
Diaries of a Dead African: Chuma Nwokolo, Jnr.
Dimples on the Sand: Henry Ajumeze
Diplomatic Pounds and Other Stories: Ama Ata Aidoo
Distant view of a Minaret: Alifa Rifaat
The Mistress's Dog: David Medalie
Dreams from my FatherBarack Obama
Duskland: J.M. Coetzee

The End of Skill: Mamle Kabu
The English Patient: Michael Ondaatje
Eno's Story: Ayodele Olofintuade
The Entire Northern Side was Covered with Fire: Rivka Galchen
Every Man is a Race: Mia Couto
Excursions in My Mind: Nana Awere Damoah

Fragments: Ayi Kwei Armah
Freedom Train: the Story of Harriet Tubman: Dorothy Sterling
Fury: Salman Rushdie

The God of Small Things: Arundhati Roy
The Godfather: Mario Puzo
The Government Inspector: Nikolai V. Gogol
The Great Gatsby: F. Scott Fitzgeral
Growing Yams in London: Sophia Acheampong

The Hairdresser of Harare: Tendai Huchu
Half of a Yellow Sun: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The Handmaid's Tale: Margaret Atwood
Happy Ending: Stanley Onjezani Kenani
Harare North: Brian Chikwava
Harmattan Rain: Ayesha Harruna Attah
Harvest of Thorns: Shimmer Chinodya
The Healers: Ayi Kwei Armah
Here We Aren't, So QuicklyJonathan Safran Foer,  
Hitting Budapest: NoViolet Bulawayo
Home: Toni Morrison
Houseboy: Ferdinand Oyono
How Shall we Kill the Bishop: Lily Mabura
How we Buried Puso: Morabo Morojele
How Kamau wa Mwangi Escaped into Exile: Mukoma wa Ngugi
Hunter Emmanuel: Constance Myburgh

I Write What I Like: Steve Biko
Icebergs: Alistair Morgan
If I'm So Successful, Why do I Feel like a Fake: the Impostor Phenomenon: Joan C. Harvey with Cynthia Katz
The Imported Ghanaian: Alba Kunadu Sumprim
In the Heart of the Country: J.M. Coetzee
In the Spirit of McPhineas Lata: Lauri Kubuitsile
Incidents at the Shrine: Ben Okri
Indigo: Molara Wood
Infinite RichesBen Okri
The Inheritance of Loss: Kiran Desai
Interventions - A Life in War and PeaceKofi Annan
Invocations to the Dead: Gill Schierhout
IPods in Accra: Sophia Acheampong

The Joys of Motherhood: Buchi Emecheta
The Journey: Valerie Tagwira
Journey: G.A. Agambila
Jude the Obscure: Thomas Hardy
July's People: Nadine Gordimer

The KidSalvatore Scibona
The King and I: Novuyo Rosa Tshumba
The Kite RunnerKhaled Hosseini
Kwame Nkrumah: Vision and Tragedy: David Rooney

La Salle de Départ: Melissa Tandiwe Myambo
The Last Evenings on Earth: Roberto Bolano
Lenny Hearts EuniceGary Shteyngart
Life of Pi: Yann Martel
The Life of Worm: Ken Barris
The Lion and the Jewel: Wole Soyinka
Look Where You Have Gone to Sit: Martin Egblewogbe and Laban Carrick Hill (Editors)
Lord of the FliesWilliam Golding
Love on TrialStanley Onjezani Kenani
The Lump in her ThroatAba Amissah Asibon

Madmen and Specialists: Wole Soyinka
Maru: Bessie Head
Matigari: Ngugi wa Thiong'o
Mema: Daniel Mengara
Midnight's Children: Salman Rushdie
Mine Boy: Peter Abrahams
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day: Winifred Watson
Mr. Happy and the Hammer of God: Martin Egblewogbe
Mr. Oliver: Mamle Kabu
Mrs. Dalloway: Virginia Woolf
Muzungu: Namwali Serpell
My First Coup D'etat - Memories from the Lost Decades of Africa: John Dramani Mahama

Not Without Flowers: Amma Darko


Palace Walk: Naguib Mahfouz
The Palm-Wine DrinkardAmos Tutuola
The Periodic Table: Primo Levi
The Pilot: Joshua Ferris
The Place We Call Home and Other Poems: Kofi Anyidoho
The Plantation: Ovo Adagha
Powder Necklace: Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond
Portrait of an Artist, as an Old Man: Joseph Heller
PossessionA.S. Byatt
Praying Mantis: Andre Brink
Pride and PrejudiceJane Austen
Purple Hibiscus: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The Purple Violet of Oshaantu: Neshani Andreas



Sand DaughterSarah Bryant
Saturday: Ian McEwan
Say You're One of Them: Uwem Akpan
Searching: Nawal El Saadawi
Search Sweet Country: Kojo Laing
Season of Migration to the North: Tayeb Salih
The Secret Destiny of AmericaManly P. Hall
Set Me Free: Clifford Chianga Oluoch
Shadows: Chenjerai Hove
The Shadow of Imana: Veronique Tadjo
Smouldering CharcoalTiyambe Zeleza
So Long a Letter: Mariama 
Song of SolomonToni Morrison
Soulmates: Alex Smith
Soul Safari: Alnoor Amlani
Speeches that Changed the World: Emma Beare (Editor)
Stickfighting Days: Olufemi Terry
SulaToni Morrison

Tail of the Blue Bird: Nii Ayikwei Parkes
Theatre: Somerset W. Maugham
The Thing Around Your Neck: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Things Fall Apart: Chinua Achebe
Through the Gates of Thought: Nana Awere Damoah
Tickling the Ghanaian: Encounters with Contemporary Culture: Kofi Akpabli
Tropical Fish, Tales from Entebbe: Doreen Baingana
The Trouble with Nigeria: Chinua Achebe
To Kill a MockingbirdHarper Lee
Traces of a Life: Collection of Elegies and Praise Poems: Abena P.A. Busia
Twins: C.E. Morgan
Two Thousand Seasons: Ayi Kwei Armah

Underground People: Lewis Nkosi
Unexpected Joy at Dawn: Alex Agyei-Agyiri
Unjumping: Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva
Urban Zoning: Billy Kahora

Vernon God LittleDBC Pierre
Voices Made Night: Mia Couto

Waiting: E.C. Osondu
War and Peace (Volume IIIIII & IV): Leo Tolstoy 
The Wasp and the Fig Tree: Brian Chikwava
Weep Not, Child: Ngugi wa Thiong'o
What do You do Out There, When You're Alone: Philipp Meyer
White Teeth: Zadie Smith
Wizard of the Crow: Ngugi wa Thiong'o
Women Leading Africa - Conversations with Inspirational African Women: by Nana Darkoa-Sekyiamah (Editor)
Writing Free: Irene Staunton (Editor)
Wuthering HeightsEmily Bronte


You Must Set Forth at DawnWole Soyinka
You Wreck Her: Parselelo Kantai

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