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Eating Well, Reading Well: Maryse Cond and the Ethics of Interpretation, Nicole Simek (2008) Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 235 pp., ISBN 978-90-420-2327-7 (pbk), 47, US73

Just Below South: Intercultural Performance in the Caribbean and the US South, Jessica Adams, Michael P. Bibler and Ccile Accilien (eds) (2007) Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 288 pp., ISBN 978-0-8139-2599-8 (hbk), 59.50/ISBN 978-0-8139-2600-1 (pbk), 22.50

Patrick Chamoiseau: Recovering Memory, Maeve McCusker (2007) Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 184 pp., ISBN 978-1-84631-048-5 (hbk), 50

Exile and Post-1946 Haitian Literature: Alexis, Depestre, Ollivier, Laferrire, Danticat, Martin Munro (2007) Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 310 pp., ISBN 9781846310799 (hbk), 50

Silence Is Death. The Life and Work of Tahar Djaout, Julija ukys (2007) Lincoln & London: University of Nebraska Press, 197 pp., ISBN 978-0-8032-4320-0 (hbk), 26.95

The Defence of French. A Language in Crisis?, Robin Adamson (2007) Clevedon, Buffalo, Toronto: Multilingual Matters, 199 pp., ISBN-13:978-1-85 359-949-1 (hbk), 36.95

Parcours qubcois. Introduction la littrature du Qubec, Pierre Morel (d.) (2007) Bucarest: Cartier international, 248 pp., ISBN 978-9975-79-141-0 (hbk), 15

Postcoloniality: The French Dimension, Margaret A. Majumdar (2007) New York, Oxford: Berghahn Books, 310 pp., ISBN 978-1-84545-252-0 (hbk), 47.50

Coquelicot du massacre/Poppy from the Massacre, by Evelyne Accad, translated by Cynthia Hahn (2006) Paris: L'Harmattan, 155 pp., ISBN : 2-296-01977-3 (pbk), 25.50

MadahSartre: The Kidnapping, Trial and Conver(sat/s)ion of Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, Alek Baylee Toumi (2007) Lincoln, Nebraska and London: University of Nebraska Press, 108 pp., ISBN 13:978-0-8032-1115-5/10:0-8032-1115-5 (pbk), 13.95

Dog Days (Temps de chien), Patrice Nganang, translated by Amy Baram Reid (2006) Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 230 pp., ISBN 0-8139-2535-5 (pbk), 18.50

Maryse Cond et Ahmadou Kourouma: griots de l'indicible, Jean Oudraogo (2004) Francophone Cultures and literatures, No. 43, New York: Peter Lang, 180 pp.

Packaging Post/Coloniality. The Manufacture of Literary Identity in the Francophone World, Richard Watts (2005) Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 191 pp., ISBN 0-7391-085507(pbk), 24.95.

Fictions of 1947: Representations of Indian Decolonization 19191962, Kate Marsh (2007) Oxford: Peter Lang, 238 pp., ISBN 978-3-03911-033-9 (pbk), 49.20 32

Time Signatures: Contextualizing Contemporary Francophone Autobiographical Writing from the Maghreb, Alison Rice (2006) Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 349 pp., ISBN 0-739-11290-2 (pbk), 28.01

Document Type: Book Review

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/ijfs.13.2.329/4

Affiliations: 1: Technische Universitt Mnchen/Universiteit Antwerpen. 2: University of Liverpool. 3: University of Kentuck. 4: Universit Paris-10 Nanterre, France. 5: Universit de Montral. 6: Exeter College, Oxford. 7: Newcastle University. 8: University of Portsmouth. 9: School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. 10: University of Sheffield. 11: University College Dublin. 12: Colorado State University.

Publication date: October 1, 2010

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