the french literati and the arab world do a complicated dance

There is a strong connection between France and the northern countries of Africa. These countries have been yoked with the colonial master. Since independence these contacts have not disappeared. People who find it hard to live in one of these countries move to France. Books from many authors are written in the French language. 

In this article a short journey is made to discover some of the ties that still exist.

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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