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Anomia: Nostalgia for a Forbidden Sense, Ezza Agha Malak(trans. Cynthia Hahn), (2009) New Orleans: University Press of the South, 137 pp., ISBN: 1-931948-89-5, $29.95

How Belgium colonized the mind of the Congo: Seeking the memory of an African people, LieveSpaas, (2007) Lampeter: Edwin Mellen Press, 236 pp., ISBN 978-0-7734-5167-4,Hardback

As French as Everyone Else? A survey of French Citizens of Maghrebin, African and Turkish Origin, Sylvain Brouard and Vincent Tiberj (trans. Jennifer Fredette), (2011) Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 131 pp., ISBN 978-14399-0296-7,Paperback, $23.95

Rewriting the Return to Africa: Voices of Francophone Caribbean Women Writers, Anne M. François, (2011) Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 111 pp., ISBN 978-0-7391-4826-6, Hardback, $59.99/ £37.95

The Wounded Soul of a Black Elephant & A Prayer to the Ancestors, Gabriel MwènèOkoundji(trans.Peter Figueroa with assistance from Carol Sanders), (2008) London: Books of Africa, 72pp., ISBN 97809566380-7-6,Paperback, £12

Images of Switzerland. Crossing Frontiers: Cultural Exchange and Conflict – Papers in Honour of Malcolm Pender, Barbara Burns and Joy Charnley (eds), (2010) Amsterdam &New York: Rodopi, 268pp., ISBN 978-90-420-2997-2, Paperback, €54/ US$ 73

Elusive Origins: The Enlightenment in the Modern Caribbean Historical Imagination, Paul B. Miller, (2010) Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 230 pp., ISBN 978-0-8139-2980-4,Paperback, $21.50

Toussaint Louverture:The Haitian Revolution, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, (2008) London &New York: Verso, 123 pp., ISBN 978-1-84467-261-5, 16.95 / £7.99

De l’acteur vedette au théâtre de festival. Histoire des pratiques scéniques montréalaises 1940–1980, Sylvain Schryburt, (2011) Montréal: Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 400 pp., ISBN 978-2-7606-2240-1, C$ 34.95, €31

Shifting Subjects: Plural Subjectivity in Contemporary Francophone Women’s Autobiography, Natalie Edwards, (2011) Newark: University of Delaware Press, 171 pp., ISBN 978-1-61149-030-5, Hardback, £37.95

The Pull of Postcolonial Nationhood: Gender and Migration in Francophone African Literatures, Ayo A. Coly, (2010) Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 176 pp., ISBN 978-0-7391-4511-1, Hardback, $62.99 (£39.95)

Diversité littéraire en Algérie, Najib Redouane (éd.), (2011) Paris: L’Harmattan, 300 pp., ISBN 978-2-296-11979-6, €28

L’Œuvre romanesque de Gérard Étienne: E(cri)ts d’un Révolutionnaire, Redouane Najib et Yvette Bénayoun-Szmidt (eds), (2011) Paris: L’Harmattan, coll. Espaces littéraires, 254 pp., ISBN 978-2-296-54382-9, Paperback, €23.50

Creole Medievalism: Colonial France and Joseph Bédier’s Middle Ages, Michelle R. Warren, (2010) Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 379pp., ISBN 978-0-8166-6526-6,Paperback, $25

Screening Morocco: Contemporary Film in a Changing Society, Valérie K. Orlando, (2011) Athens: Ohio University Press, 190 pp., ISBN 978-0-89680-281-0, Paperback

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Affiliations: 1: Lebanese American University 2: University of Stirling 3: University of Central Lancashire 4: The English and Foreign Languages University 5: University of Glasgow 6: University of Calcutta 7: Bangor University 8: University of Antwerp and Ghent 9: University of Leeds 10: King’s College London 11: Jadavpur University 12: Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne 13: University of Liverpool 14: Kingston University

Publication date: December 10, 2012

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