Books:

  • Cover of Slow ViolenceSlow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor (Harvard University Press, 2011)

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  • Cover of Dreambirds (US)Cover of Dreambirds (UK)Dreambirds. The Natural History of a Fantasy (USA: Picador, 2000; UK: Doubleday/Anchor)

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  • Cover of Homelands, Harlem and HollywoodHomelands, Harlem and Hollywood: South African Culture and the World Beyond (Routledge, 1994)

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  • London CallingLondon Calling: V.S. Naipaul, Postcolonial Mandarin (Oxford University Press, 1992)

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Monographs:

"Nadine Gordimer" (Scribners, 1991) (pdf)

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