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One World [Vol 1] captures a moment in history representing the changing and evolving world that we are in while reminding us of the enduring nature of the human condition. - World Literature Today.

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The best part about One World, is that it introduces the reader to so many authors from different parts of the world. Of course, as a reader you will prefer some stories or authors over others, but the large variety of storylines makes this book a fun book to read... To me, this is THE best compilation of short stories I've come across and I recommend it to anyone who enjoys reading. - Amazon 5-Star Customer Review for One World (Vol. 1).

I enjoyed the stories overall; this anthology is great exposure for authors around the world; authors I that would not have heard of. I look forward to their future works. - Amazon 5-Star Customer Review for One World (Vol. 1).

One World Two is even more ambitious than Volume One in its geographic scope, featuring 21 writers drawn from every continent. Most of the stories are unique to this volume, while others are appearing for the first time in English (as in the case of the contributions from Egypt’s Mansoura Ez-Eldin and Brazil’s Vanessa Barbara). Some of the writers are established stars while others are still building a reputation. There is a loose theme of bridges between people and cultures but the themes and writing styles are as richly diverse as their writers’ origins.

Another globe-trotting collection of stories, introducing a diverse range of writers (many well-known alongside some new discoveries), narratives and perspectives conveying the reader across continents, cultures and landscapes.

The first volume of One World has sold over 20,000 copies and has been widely course-adopted in schools and universities. One World Two contains stories appearing for the first time in English and a foreword by Elleke Boehmer, Professor of World Literature in English, Oxford.

All authors’ royalties from the sale of One World will be donated to the Red Cross.

Global Authors:

  • Aminatta Forna (Scotland)
  • Edwidge Danticat (Haiti)
  • Viet Thanh Nguyen (Vietnam/US)
  • Okwiri Oduor (Kenya)
  • Desiree Bailey (USA)
  • Ana Menendez (Cuba/US)
  • Daniel Alarcon (Peru)
  • Fan Wu (China)
  • Mansoura Ez-Eldin (Egypt)
  • Balli Kaur Jaswal (Singapore)
  • Vanessa Barbara (Brazil)
  • Olufemi Terry (Sierra Leone)
  • Ret’sepile Makamane (Lesotho)
  • Alice Melike Ulgezer (Turkey)
  • Yewande Omotoso (South Africa)
  • Heidi North Bailey (New Zealand/ Aotearoa)
  • Vamba Sherif (Liberia)
  • Nahid Rachlin (Iran)
  • Chris Brazier (England)
  • Samuel Munene (Kenya)
  • Mathew Howard (Canada)
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 210 mm x 148 mm
Page extent: 224
Publication date: June 2016
ISBN-13: 978-1-78026-330-4

Date added: May 13, 2016

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  1. #1 Michael Earhart 16 Oct 16

    One One World TwoWorld Two
    for my spring 2017 Course
    GNDR 345: Global Perspectives on Gender
    I have already adopted it
    Michael Earhart
    Community Faculty
    College of Liberal Arts
    Metropolitan State University-Energy Park Place
    1380 Energy Lane
    Suite 205
    St. Paul, MN 55108
    [email protected]
    Course adoption information:

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