LOUKOUM: The Little Prince of Belleville

LOUKOUMLOUKOUM: The Little Prince of Belleville
by Calixthe Beyala.
Heinemann, Oxford, U.K.: 1995.
Original title: Le Petit Prince de Belleville. … > Learn More

The Rift

theriftThe Rift
by V. Y. Mudimbe.
University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1993.
Original title: L’Ecart. … > Learn More

Women of Algiers in Their Apartment

Women of Algiers in Their ApartmentWomen of Algiers in Their Apartment,
by Assia Djebar.
CARAF Books, University of Virginia Press
Charlottesville, Virginia: 1992.
Original title: Femmes d’Alger dans leur appartement.

One of the ten best
Literary Translations of 1992

American Literary 
Translators Association (ALTA)
> Learn More

The Abandoned Baobab: The Autobiography of a Senegalese Woman- Hardcover

The Abandoned Baobab

The Abandoned Baobab:
The Autobiography of a Senegalese Woman, [Hardcover]
by Ken Bugul.
Lawrence Hill, 1991.

Original title: Le Baobab Fou. … > Learn More

The Herd

The HerdThe Herd, a play by Charlotte-Arrisoa Rafenamanjato
Published in AFRIQUE, Book II
UBU Repertory Theatre Publications, New York, New York: 1991.
Original title: Le Troupeau. … > Learn More

Before the Birth of the Moon

birthofthemoonBefore the Birth of the Moon,
by V.Y. Mudimbe.
Simon & Schuster, New York, New York: 1989.
Original title: Le bel immonde.

“Given the complexity of these voices, Marjolijn de Jager’s translation from the French is admirable.  She beautifully captures the right tone for each voice.”
– The New York Times Book Review
April 30, 1989 … > Learn More