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Silent Cry: Echoes of Young Zimbabwe Voices

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Silent Cry: Echoes of Young Zimbabwe Voices by AmabooksSilent Cry: Echoes of Young Zimbabwe Voices is a book of twenty-eight stories and fourteen poems, written by thirty-three young people from Zimbabwe's second city, Bulawayo. The pieces cover many issues, including family, gender, relationships, race, alienation, disability, HIV/AIDS, border jumping and the struggle to survive in Zimbabwe.
2012 / 7 / 5
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White Man Crawling

John Eppel

White Man Crawling by John EppelWhite Man Crawling is a collection of short stories and poems by the award winning Bulawayo writer John Eppel. His stories are uncomfortably funny; his poems uncomfortably sad.
2012 / 7 / 21
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Intwasa Poetry

Jane Morris

Intwasa Poetry by Jane MorrisThe fifteen poets who are brought together in this collection have all read from their work at the Intwasa Arts Festival koBulawayo. There is a diversity in their work. The poems of love, of sensuality, of humour, of compassion, of yearning, of sadness, of loss and of outrage.
2012 / 7 / 22
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Zimbabwe's Cultural Heritage

Pathisa Nyathi

Zimbabwe's Cultural Heritage by Pathisa NyathiThe book gives the reader an insight into the worldview of different peoples, through descriptions of their history and life events such as pregnancy, marriage and death.
2012 / 7 / 25
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Hatchings

John Eppel

Hatchings by John EppelThe story is simple. In a sentence it can be described as a love story centered on a young couple who discover the true power of love amid the social, economic and moral decay that threatens to swallow their love and everything else.
2012 / 7 / 25
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Short Writings from Bulawayo III

Jane Morris

Short Writings from Bulawayo III by Jane MorrisThe third in the prize winning Short Writings from Bulawayo series - a collection of 25 short stories and 7 poems about life in Zimbabwe. In the collections are writers who have stayed in Zimbabwe, who have passed through, or who live in the diaspora.
2012 / 7 / 25
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Short Writings from Bulawayo II

Jane Morris

Short Writings from Bulawayo II by Jane MorrisAs well as pathos, there is often humour in the closely observed portrayals of township denizens. A common theme in the pieces is the singular fortitude of Zimbabweans in the face of adversity.
2012 / 7 / 25
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Short Writings from Bulawayo

Jane Morris

Short Writings from Bulawayo by Jane MorrisShort Writings from Bulawayo won the Literature in English category at the 2005 Zimbabwe Book Publishers Association awards. It is a book of stories, poems and non-fiction pieces that are evocative of Zimbabwe's second city and its rural surroundings.
2012 / 7 / 25
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Dancing with Life: Tales from the Township

Christopher Mlalazi

Dancing with Life: Tales from the Township by Christopher MlalaziDancing with Life is a collection of short stories by Christopher Mlalazi which received an Honourable Mention in the Noma Award for Publishing in Africa, 2009.
2012 / 7 / 25
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Long Time Coming: Short Writings from Zimbabwe

Jane Morris

Long Time Coming: Short Writings from Zimbabwe by Jane MorrisLong Time Coming: Short Writings from Zimbabwe has been chosen by New Internationalist as one of their two 'Best Books of 2009'. The book brings together short stories and poems from thirty-three writers that provide snapshots of this turbulent period in Zimbabwe's history.
2012 / 11 / 19
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The Curse of the Ripe Tomato

John Eppel

The Curse of the Ripe Tomato by John EppelA hilarious send-up of Enid Blyton adventure stories. It mocks fundamentalism, racism, and pseudo-intellectuality. The novel asks, in the most unlikely manner, for reconciliation among the blighted peoples of Zimbabwe.
2013 / 9 / 18
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The Holy Innocents

John Eppel

The Holy Innocents by John EppelA satirical novel about life in Zimbabwe's second city Bulawayo, with cults and muti murders, and the exploitation of the poor and powerless by the rich and powerful.
2013 / 9 / 18
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Erina

Wim Boswinkel

Erina by Wim BoswinkelJohan comes to Africa to manage a tea plantation. He meets Erina, and his life changes forever. The story takes a leap into the unknown, cleverly blending an African setting with the fantastic premise at its core: the arrival of a black female Christ-figure. The use of AIDS as a weapon to effect the ultimate defeat of Satan adds a powerful and provocative dimension. Erina won Best First Book at the Zimbabwe Book Publishers Association awards
2013 / 10 / 11
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The Caruso of Colleen Bawn and Other Short Writings

John Eppel

The Caruso of Colleen Bawn and Other Short Writings by John EppelThe Caruso of Colleen Bawn and Other Short Writings is a collection of short stories and poems from the Zimbabwean author John Eppel. The pieces range from poetry evocative of the sights, sounds and smells of the Zimbabwean bush and suburbia to bitingly satirical prose about present day Zimbabwe. Eppel has proved himself in both fields of writing, being awarded the M-Net Prize for fiction and the Ingrid Jonker Prize for poetry.
2013 / 12 / 17
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This September Sun

Bryony Rheam

This September Sun by Bryony RheamThis September Sun won the Best First Book prize at the 2010 Zimbabwe Book Publishers' Association Awards. The book is a chronicle of the lives of two women, the romantic Evelyn and her granddaughter Ellie. Growing up in post-Independence Zimbabwe, Ellie yearns for a life beyond the confines of small town Bulawayo, a wish that eventually comes true when she moves to the United Kingdom.
2014 / 5 / 23
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Small Friends and other stories and poems

Jane Morris

Small Friends and other stories and poems by Jane MorrisThe short stories and poems in this collection were written by students at King George VI School and centre for physically disabled children in Zimbabwe�s second city, Bulawayo. HIV and AIDS have had a devastating effect on all the communities of Zimbabwe, and those with disabilities have not been exempt from the effects of the virus, as is reflected in many of the pieces in this collection. The book clearly demonstrates both the talent of the students and their concern about the issues facing their community and wider society. Some of the stories and poems tell the stories of their lives,...
2014 / 11 / 20
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Textures

John Eppel & Togara Muzanenhamo

Textures by John Eppel & Togara MuzanenhamoSuburban and cosmopolitan, youthful and elderly, formal and experimental? these binaries twist like threads which meet in this anthology, and interweave on the loom of prosody, forming rich and varied textures, Few can craft poems with the skill of these two artisans from Zimbabw
2015 / 1 / 18
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