Harriett Gilbert presents a special edition of The Strand which takes a look at literature in Africa today.

From the east, west and south of the continent, publishers and writers give an overview of what has been happening during 2009 and discuss the names readers should be looking out for.

Harriett's guests are the novelist and publisher Nii Ayikwei Parkes, the writer and academic Binyavanga Wainaina and Louise Grantham from Penguin in South Africa.

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28 minutes

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Thu 31 Dec 2009 13:32 GMT