• The Best Postcolonial Literature - Notebook of a Return to the Native Land by Aimé Césaire
  • The Best Postcolonial Literature - A Dying Colonialism by Frantz Fanon
  • The Best Postcolonial Literature - I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem by Maryse Condé
  • The Best Postcolonial Literature - Maps: A Novel by Nuruddin Farah
  • The Best Postcolonial Literature - Can the Subaltern Speak?: Reflections on the History of an Idea ed. Rosalind Morris, original essay by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

The Best Postcolonial Literature, recommended by Anjuli Fatima Raza Kolb

Postcolonial literature brings together writings from formerly colonised territories, allowing commonalities across disparate cultures to be identified and examined. Here, the University of Toronto academic Anjuli Fatima Raza Kolb recommends five key works that explore philosophical and political questions through allegory, personal reflection and powerful polemic.

  • The best books on The Kurds - My Father's Paradise: A Son's Search for His Family's Past by Ariel Sabar
  • The best books on The Kurds - A Modern History of the Kurds by David McDowall
  • The best books on The Kurds - Blood and Belief: The PKK and the Kurdish Fight for Independence by Aliza Marcus
  • The best books on The Kurds - A Problem from Hell by Samantha Power
  • The best books on The Kurds - Invisible Nation: How the Kurds' Quest for Statehood Is Shaping Iraq and the Middle East by Quil Lawrence

The best books on The Kurds, recommended by Peter W. Galbraith

The Kurds lost 11,000 lives fighting Islamic State and hoped the West would support them in their quest for nationhood. But as the Kurdish saying goes, ‘The Kurds have no friends but the mountains.’ Author and diplomat Peter W. Galbraith, a longtime advocate of the Kurdish people, recommends the best books on the Kurds—and predicts that one day there will be an independent Kurdistan.