CLO’s Book list

CLO’s Book List

ENGLISH

NON-FICTION BOOKS

Senegal

The Political Economy of Senegal Under Structural Adjustment – Christopher L. Delgado, Sidi Jammeh              

Masquerades of Modernity: Power and Secrecy in Casamance, Senegal – Ferdinand de Jong

The Kingdom of Waalo: Senegal Before the Conquest – Boubacar Barry

Memoirs of the Maelstrom: A Senegalese Oral History of the First World War – Joe H. Lunn

However Long the Night: Molly Melching’s Journey to Help Millions of African Women and Girls Triumph – Aimee Molloy

Faith and Development in Senegal — Lauren Herzog, Wilma Z. Mui

Africa

King Leopold’s Ghost  – Adam Hochschild (Congo)

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier – Ishmael Beah (Sierra Leone)

Unity and Struggle: Speeches and Writings of Amílcar Cabral – Basil Davidson (Guinea-Bissau)

Poisoned Wells: The Dirty Politics of African Oil –  Nicholas Shaxson

The Shadow of the Sun – Ryszard Kapuscinski

West Africa: An Introduction to Its History, Civilization and Contemporary Situation – Eugene L. Mendonsa

The Heritage of Islam: Women, Religion, and Politics in West Africa – Lucy Creevey, Barbara Callaway

Building Peace in West Africa: Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea-Bissau – International Peace Academy Occasional Paper Series

MEMOIRS

Things Fall Apart – Chinua Achebe (Nigeria)

There Was a Country – Chinua Achebe (Nigeria)

The House at Sugar Beach – Helene Cooper (Liberia)

French Lessons in Africa: Travels with my briefcase through French Africa – Peter Biddlecombe

Travels in the Interior of Africa – Mungo Park

FICTION AND POETRY

Ghana Must Go  –  Taiye Selasi (Ghana)

Allah is Not Obliged – Ahmadou Kourouma (Liberia)

Purple Hibiscus – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria)

God’s Bits of Wood – Ousmane Sembène (Senegal)

Tribal Scars and Other Stories – Ousmane Sembène (Senegal)

Xala – Ousmane Sembène (Senegal)

So Long a Letter – Mariama Bâ (Senegal)

Three Strong Women – Marie Ndiaye (Senegal)

The Beggars’ Strike – Aminata Sow Fall (Senegal)

Tales of Amadou Koumba – Birago Diop (Senegal)

DOCUMENTARY FILM

Incorruptible (2015) (Senegal)

Sembene! (2015) (Senegal)

Youssou Ndour: I Bring What I Love (2008) (Senegal)

Touba (2013) (Senegal)

Big Men (2013) (Ghana)

A Challenge to Women.  2015. English version: http://www.snagfilms.com/films/title/senegalese_women_a_challenge_to_strife   French version:  http://www.snagfilms.com/films/title/senegalese_women_a_challenge_to_strife_french

Bizarre Foods – Senegal

 

FICTION FILM

Mandabi (1968) (Senegal)

Xala (1975) (Senegal)

Guelwaar (1992) (Senegal)

*The Pirogue (2012) (Senegal)

*The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (1999) (Senegal)

Borom Sarret (1963) (Senegal)

Xalima la Plume (2004) (Senegal)

President Dia (2012) (Senegal)

Touki Bouki (1973) (Senegal)

Tey (2012) (Senegal)

*A Thousand Suns (2013) (Senegal)

FRENCH

NON-FICTION BOOKS

L’économie du Sénégal. Les 5 défis d’un demi-siècle de croissance atone – Moustapha Kasse

Available from http://www.harmattansenegal.com.

Droit des Organisations Internationales Africaines – Saidou Nourou Tall

Available from http://www.harmattansenegal.com

Au Pays des Peuls de Haute-Casamance. L’intégration régionale en question – Sylvie Fanchette

            Available from http://www.karthala.com

Bricoler Pour Survivre – Abdou Salam Fall (Senegal)

Available from http://www.karthala.com

Chasseurs Mandingues. Violence, pouvoir et religion en Afrique de l’Ouest – Agnieszka Kedzierska-Manzon

Available from http://www.karthala.com

La Ville Ouest-Africaine. Modèles de Planification de L’espace Urbain – Jérome Chenal

FICTION AND POETRY

Aux Confins Du Silence – Abdoukhadre Diallo (Senegal)

Available from http://www.harmattansenegal.com

50 Ans De Cultures Noires Au Sénégal – Myriam Odile Blin, Moustapha Tamba

Available from http://www.harmattansenegal.com

Les Bouts de Bois de Dieu – Ousmane  Sembène (Senegal)

L’Aventure Ambidue – Cheikh Hamidou Kane (Senegal)

La Greve des Battu – Aminata Sow Fall (Senegal)

L’Appel des Arenes – Aminata Sow Fall (Senegal)

*Une Si Longue Lettre – Mariama Bâ (Senegal)

Oeuvre Poetique – Leopold Sedar Senghor (Senegal)

24 Impasse Salonique – Amadou Alain Ndiaye (Senegal)

Available from http://www.harmattansenegal.com.

Contes de l’Afrique de l’Ouest – Gérard Meyer

Available from http://www.karthala.com

Contes Wolof du Baol – Jean Copans, Philippe Couty (Senegal)

Available from http://www.karthala.com

L’arbre s’est penché – Mariama Ndoye (Senegal)

Nouvelles du Sénégal – Nafissatou Dia Diouf, Ken Bugul, Aminata Sow Fall

Le Ventre de l’Atlantique – Fatou Diome (Senegal)

Les Bouts de bois de Deiu – Ousmane Sembène (Senegal)

DOCUMENTARY FILM

Les Larmes de L’émigration (2010) (Senegal)

Les Grands Barrages en Afrique de l’Ouest: Construire le Dialogue (2011)

La Femme Porte l’Afrique (2008) (Burkina Faso)

FICTION FILM

Et la Neige N’etait Plus (1965) (Senegal)

La Petite Vendeuse de Soleil (1999) (Senegal)

*Mille Soleils (2013) Senegal

*La Pirogue (2012) (Senegal)

*Available in both French and English.

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