The Penguin Anthology of Contemporary African Writing
Coming at a time when Africa and African writers are in the midst of a remarkable renaissance, Gods and Soldiers captures the vitality and urgency of African writing today. With stories from northern Arabic-speaking writers to southern Zulu-speaking writers, this collection conveys 30 different ways of approaching what it means to be African. Includes works by J.M. Coetzee, Chimamanda Adichie, Nuruddin Farah, Binyavanga Wainaina and Chinua Achebe.