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
Binti by Nnedi OkoraforExile's End by Carolyn Ives Gilman
Post-Colonial Speculative Fiction
2 books — 2 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

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
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

Edward W. Said
I mean to ask whether there is any way of avoiding the hostility expressed by the division say, of men into "us" (Westerners) and "they" (Orientals). For such divisions are generalities whose use historically and actually has been to press the importance of the distinction between some men and some other men, usually towards not especially admirable ends. ...more
Edward W. Said, Orientalism

Junot Díaz
—I don't believe in that shit, Oscar. That's our parents' shit. —It's ours too, he said. ...more
Junot Díaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

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A bitter memory
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