The well-known Lagos-based writer Adewale Maja-Pearce wrote this lengthy review of Another Man's War. I'm grateful for his thoughts and the detail with which he engaged with the book.
The paperback version of Another Man's War has now been released in the UK. You can find it in good bookshops, and of course at this site on Amazon. It's only half the price of the hardback version. Readers in Nigeria can find Another Man's War at Glendora (Lagos, Abuja) and Quintessence (Lagos).
I'm pleased to say that ANOTHER MAN'S WAR will be released in paperback in the UK on June 4th. The paperback will be half the price of the hardback. You can advance order a copy from Amazon or from major booksellers. The paperback version in the United States will be coming out in September- ...continue reading
'Another Man's War' has been long-listed for the Bread and Roses Award for Radical Publishing 2015. The Bread and Roses Award celebrates non-fiction by authors living in the UK which is informed by socialist, anarchist, environmental, feminist and anti-racist concerns inspires, supports or reports on political and/or personal change accessible and readable by the interested ...continue reading
A lovely review of Another Man's War by Noo Saro-Wiwa, author of Looking for Transwonderland ; Travels in Nigeria for the NSIBIDI Institute. She writes that Another Man's War 'covers the breadth of the human condition, from comradeship, sacrifice, endurance and courage, not to mention the social nuances of empire. It will leave you with ...continue reading
I'm delighted to have been invited to the Irrawaddy Literary Festival in Mandalay, Myanmar/Burma, from March 28th-30th. I'll be talking about the forgotten African soldiers who fought in Burma in the Second World War, and in particular, about Isaac Fadoyebo's incredible story of survival. It would be wonderful to see anyone there who is interested ...continue reading
Channels TV in Lagos covered the November 2014 Lagos launch of 'Another Man's War', which was held at Quintessence Book Shop in Ikoyi. You can see their report here on an enjoyable and stimulating evening, where we were honoured by the attendance of several member's of Isaac Fadoyebo's family.
Naija Living UK, a fashion, beauty and travel magazine for Black British women, has published a review of Another Man's War. They describe it as 'beautifully written...a poignant tale of an individual caught in the midst of world politics.... It is an attempt to revive our forgotten heroes and the generation that forfeited what ...continue reading
The blog Africa is A Country, ('A blog about Africa - not famine, Bono or Barack Obama') has won a large international following in recent years. So I was flattered to find 'Another Man's War' at the top of its list of recommended books published in 2014. You can read here what Africa is A ...continue reading
A wonderful review from NPR, (which is, roughly, the American equivalent of BBC Radio 4) by Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, the distinguished correspondent who knows West Africa so well. Read what she says about my book 'Another Man's War' here.