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'amaBooks have published 30 books - contemporary fiction about life in 21st century Zimbabwe, poetry and books on the culture of Zimbabwe.
At present, the books in stock are:
This September Sun, by Bryony Rheam(2009)
Long Time Coming:Short Writings from Zimbabwe, edited by Jane Morris(2008)
Intwasa Poetry, edited by Jane Morris (2008)
Mambo Hills: Historical and Religious Significance, by Marieke Clarke (2008)
Dancing with Life: Tales from the Township, by Christopher Mlalazi (2008)
White Man Crawling, by John Eppel (2007)   
Short Writings from Bulawayo III, edited by Jane Morris (2006)
Hatchings, by John Eppel (2006)
Zimbabwe’s Cultural Heritage, by Pathisa Nyathi (2005)
Sonatas, by Deon Marcus (2005)
Short Writings from Bulawayo II, edited by Jane Morris (2005)
Erina, by Wim Boswinkel (2003)

 

                          Availability

 

Books from ’amaBooks are available from:

 

In the United Kingdom:

 

The African Books Collective

www.africanbookscollective.com

The Africa Book Centre

orders@africabookcentre.com

 

Books of Zimbabwe

info@booksofzimbabwe.com

 

In South Africa:

 

Clarkes Books (Cape Town)

books@clarkesbooks.co.za

 

Adams Books (Durban)

west@adamsbooks.co.za

 

Protea Book House (Pretoria)

protea@intekom.co.za

 

Frank R. Thorold (Johannesburg)

thoroldsorders@icon.co.za

 

In Bulawayo:

 

Induna Arts

The National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo

River Craft

Zero Suppliers

 

In Harare:

 

Avondale Bookshop

Prestige Books - at the Book Café and at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe

Nationwide News

 

For more information about 'amaBooks and its writers, please look at: www.amabooksbyo.com . For information about recent books, excerpts from them and to purchase the books online, please visit www.book2look.com. To purchase recent e-books in the USA, please visit www.scribd.com

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
Winston Churchill

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'amaBooks awards

 

Short Writings from Bulawayo

Zimbabwe Book Publishers Awards 2005: Literature in English – First Prize

 

Zimbabwe’s Cultural Heritage

Zimbabwe Book Publishers Awards 2006: Non-fiction – First Prize

 

Sonatas

Zimbabwe Book Publishers Awards 2006: Poetry and Drama – First Prize

National Arts Merit Award 2006: First Creative Book – First Prize

 

Erina

Zimbabwe Book Publishers Awards 2006: Best First Book – First Prize

 

Short Writings from Bulawayo II

Zimbabwe Book Publishers Awards 2006: Literature in English – Third  Prize

National Arts Merit Awards 2006:

Nominated

 

Short Writings from Bulawayo III

National Arts Merit Awards 2007:

Nominated

 

 

 

 

Dancing with Life: Tales from the Township won Best First Published Creative Book at the 2009 Zimbabwe National Arts Merit Awards and an Honourable Mention at the 2009 Noma Awards for African Publishing. This September Sun won Best First Book at the 2010 Zimbabwe Book Publishers Awards
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Long Time Coming: Short Writings from Zimbabwe was chosen by the New Internationalist as one of their two 'Best Books of 2009'.