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It’s that time of year again: we’re presenting our (necessarily subjective) choice of those who have made their mark on an often tragic year. AM wanted to spotlight these civil society players who, despite being outside the usual circles of power, are intent on making a difference and changing how the world works. The list is undoubtedly incomplete, but it sends a message of hope.

Publié en avril 2016

For the author of “The Dictator’s Last Night”, Muammar Gaddafi was a tragic figure. He wrote this gripping first-person novel in just three weeks.

Publié en novembre 2015

“Tram 83”, the debut novel of this young Congolese, takes us into a world of excess and decay.

Publié en novembre 2015
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Her prodigious literary output explores the intricacies of identity at the heart of the rainbow nation.

Publié en novembre 2015

With an onrush of jostling words, the writer and poet from Pointe-Noire has written one of the year’s most noteworthy books, “Petit Piment”.

Publié en novembre 2015

Our collaborator releases “La Révolution n’a pas eu lieu”. For her, writing means living a free life.

Publié en novembre 2015

Since the publication of “2084. La Fin du monde” we can talk of nothing else but this former high-ranking civil servant. Inspired by Orwell’s “1984”, it tells the tale of a dictatorship where fundamentalism has infiltrated all levels of power.

Publié en novembre 2015

The Tunisian-born novelist publishes a sweeping saga about the protectorate from an unusual perspective.

Publié en novembre 2015

Okwui Enwezor is brilliant, influential and a major figure in his profession. He was born in Nigeria and is the first African curator of the Venice Biennial, which runs to the 22nd November. Here’s a look at his vertiginous trajectory.

Publié en octobre 2015

Sculptor, painter, writer and activist, this Moroccan multi-talented artist tirelessly wrestles with his inner demons and torments.

Publié en octobre 2015

She welcomes established artists as well as young hopefuls to her trailblazing Abidjan gallery.

Publié en octobre 2015