Reprints of essential texts. Distinctive contemporary national literature, widely studied, post-colonial. Chinua Achebe, 2007 recipient of the International Man Booker Prize, is founding editor; all of his texts included, from Things Fall Apart to Anthills of the Savannah. AWS includes women's poetry, folk materials, and non-fiction accounts of culture and history. Includes iconic Arab novel, Tayeb Salih's Season of Migration to the North. AWS reprinted rare early texts; also published best-selling authors such as Doris Lessing and Nadine Gordimer. This online collection, when complete in 2009, will contain all issues, from no. 1 (published in 1962) to no. 359 (2003). Includes Cover Gallery, essay, author biographies. Texts are integrated into Literature Online.