Post Colonial

A Brief History of Seven Killings
The Lowland
An Untamed State
We Need New Names
Open City
How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia
River of Smoke
The Inheritance of Loss
The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America
In the Light of What We Know
Zoo City
The Long Song
The Frangipani Hotel
Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)
Wide Sargasso Sea
The God of Small Things
Midnight's Children
Heart of Darkness
The Wretched of the Earth
The Poisonwood Bible
Half of a Yellow Sun
Nervous Conditions
Black Skin, White Masks
A Small Place
One Hundred Years of Solitude
White Teeth by Zadie SmithThe Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif KureishiBrick Lane by Monica AliSmall Island by Andrea LevyThe Lonely Londoners by Sam Selvon
Postcolonial Britain
78 books — 30 voters
Binti by Nnedi OkoraforExile's End by Carolyn Ives Gilman
Post-Colonial Speculative Fiction
2 books — 2 voters

The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran DesaiInterpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa LahiriThe Namesake by Jhumpa LahiriMidnight's Children by Salman RushdieThe Shadow Lines by Amitav Ghosh
Best Diasporic Fiction
19 books — 13 voters

Heart of Darkness by Joseph ConradMidnight's Children by Salman RushdieThings Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeThe God of Small Things by Arundhati RoyWide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
Colonial and Post-colonial Literature
159 books — 76 voters
Decolonizing Methodologies by Linda Tuhiwai SmithHybrid Cultures by Néstor García CancliniResearch As Resistance by Leslie BrownContesting Knowledge by Susan Sleeper-SmithMaya Potters' Indigenous Knowledge by Dean E. Arnold
75 books — 5 voters

Robert Antoni
I ain't know what it is to be a girl Mistress Grandsol. I pass straight from child to woman without even a pause for girl between. Girl is a privilege I never know. ...more
Robert Antoni, Blessed Is the Fruit

V.S. Naipaul
It was not long after that Ganesh saw a big new notice in the shop, painted on cardboard. ‘Is Leela self who write that,’ Ramlogan said. ‘I didn’t ask she to write it, mind you. She just sit down quiet quiet one morning after tea and write it off.’ It read: NOTICE NOTICE, IS. HEREBY; PROVIDED: THAT, SEATS! ARE, PROVIDED. FOR; FEMALE: SHOP, ASSISTANTS! Ganesh said, ‘Leela know a lot of punctuation marks.’ That is it, sahib. All day the girl just sitting down and talking about these puncturation ...more
V.S. Naipaul, The Mystic Masseur

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A bitter memory
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