Congo, Inc.

Congo Inc.
Bismarck’s Testament
by In Koli Jean Bofane
Translated by Marjolijn de Jager
Foreword by Dominic Thomas
Indiana University Press: January, 2018.
Global African Voices Series … > Learn More

The Discovery of El Greco

The Discovery of EL GRECOThe Discovery of EL GRECO – The Nationalization of Culture Versus the Rise of Modern Art (1860 – 1914) > Learn More

Camp Life Is Paradise for Freddy

Camp Life is Paradise for Freddy Camp Life Is Paradise for Freddy

(Original title: Voor Fredje is het kamp een paradijs) by Fred Lanzing
Ohio University Press: Athens, OH
January 2017 … > Learn More

Black Shame: African Soldiers in Europe, 1914-1922

Black Shame: African Soldiers in Europe, 1914-1922 by Dick van Galen Last, translated by Marjolijn de Jager

Black Shame: African Soldiers in Europe, 1914-1922
by Dick van Galen Last
edited by Ralf Futselaar and Bob Moore;
Bloomsbury Academic, London: April 2015
Original Title: De zwarte schande, Published October 1st 2012 by Atlas

In Black Shame, Dick van Galen Last provides an exceptionally detailed analysis of the recruitment, deployment and reactions to African soldiers in the WWI European theatre of war. … > Learn More

Marjolijn de Jager Interview with Werewere Liking (Video)

Werewere Liking and Marjolijn de Jager first met about 25 years ago (1990) when Marjolijn visited Werewere at the Village Kili in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, while researching Francophone African authors and publishers. They have been friends ever since and have stayed in each others homes and come to know one another’s families.   … > Learn More

On Psychoanalysis, Disillusion, and Death: Dead Certainties

On Psychoanalysis, Disillusion, and Death: Dead Certainties by Antonie Ladan On Psychoanalysis, Disillusion, and Death: Dead Certainties
by Antonie Ladan
Original title: Het Vanzelfzwijgende – Over psychoanalyse, desillusie en dood
Published by Routledge. London: 2014

For some years now, psychoanalysts have been trying to understand the implications of neuroscientific findings for psychoanalytic theory and practice. In On Psychoanalysis, Disillusion, and Death: Dead certainties Antonie Ladan looks at how findings from neuroscience and memory research can inform our understanding of some of the most important psychoanalytic concepts, such as transference and unconscious fantasy. … > Learn More

Illusion Confusion – The Wonderful World of Optical Deception

 Illusion and Confusion by Paul  Baar - Introduction translated by Marjolijn de JagerIllusion Confusion – The Wonderful World of Optical Deception
By Paul M. Baars
Introduction translated from the Dutch by Marjolijn de Jager

Published by Thames & Hudson: 2014

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Gaddafi’s Harem

Gaddafi's Harem

Gaddafi’s Harem — The Story of a Young Woman and the Abuses of Power in Libya
by Annick Cojean
Grove Press, New York: 2013.
Original title: Les Proies > Learn More

The Past Ahead

past-aheadThe Past Ahead
by Gilbert Gatore.
Indiana University Press: October 2012.
Global African Voices Series
Original title: Le Passé devant soi > Learn More

The Abandoned Baobab – Paperback

The Abandoned Baobab The Abandoned Baobab:
The Autobiography of a Senegalese 
Woman, [Paperback]
by Ken Bugul.
CARAF Books: Caribbean and African Literature,  2008.

Original title: Le Baobab Fou. > Learn More