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Zimbabwe's 75 best books of the 20th century
Zimbabwe International Book Fair (ZIBF)
August 30, 2004

AUTHOR

TITLE

PUBLISHER

CATEGORY

SEX

YEAR

ENGLISH CATEGORY

Award winners

Mungoshi, Charles

One Day Long Ago

Baobab Books

Children

M

1991

Hove, Chenjerai

Bones

Baobab Books

Novel

M

1990

Marechera, Dambudzo

House of Hunger

Heinemann

Short Story

M

1978

Dangarembga, Tsitsi

Nervous Conditions

ZPH

Novel

F

1988

Vera, Yvonne

Butterfly Burning

Baobab Books

Novel

F

1988

Others

Stephen, Alumenda

The Boy Who Made Cars

Macmillan Education Books

Children

M

2000

Chihota, Clement & Mponde, Robert (Eds)

No More Plastic Balls

College Press

Short Story

 

2000

Chinodya, Shimmer

Harvest of Thorns

Baobab Books

Novel

M

1989

Gumbo, Mafuranhunz

Guerilla Snuff

Baobab Books

Novel

M

1995

Kanengoni, Alexander

Echoing Silences

Baobab Books

Novel

M

1993

Katiyo, Wilson

A Son Of the Soil

Penguin

Novel

M

1976

Mfuka, Ken

Matters of Conscience

Mambo Press

Novel

M

1999

Muchemwa, Kizito (Ed)

Zimbabwean Poetry in English

Mambo Press

Poetry

 

1978

Mukonoweshuro, Sharai

Days of Silence

Wonderbook Publishers

Children

F

2000

Mungoshi, Charles

Waiting for the Rain

ZPH

Novel

M

1975

Mungoshi, Charles

Walking Still

Baobab Books

Short Story

M

1994

Mungoshi, Charles

Coming of the Dry Season

ZPH

Short Story

M

1981

Musengezi, Gonzo H

The Honourable MP

Mambo Press

Play

M

1984

Nyamubaya, Freedom

On the Road Again

ZPH

Poetry

F

 

Nyamufukudza, Stanley

Non-Believer's Journey

ZPH

Novel

M

1980

Samkange, Stanlake

On Trial for my Country

Heinemann

Novel

M

1966

Samkange, Stanlake

The Mourned One

Heinemann

Novel

M

1975

Samupindi, Charles

Pawns

Baobab Books

Novel

M

1992

Zimunya, Musayemura

Country Dawns & City Lights

Longman

Poetry

M

1985

Zimunya Musayemura & Kadhani Mudereri (Eds)

And Now the Poets Speak

Mambo Press

Poetry

M

1986

NDEBELE CATEGORY

Award winners

Sithole, Ndabaningi

Umvukela WaMaNdebele (AmaNdebele KaMzilikazi)

Longman

Novel

M

1956

Ndlovu, Bernard D

Laphuma Elinye Lingakatshoni

College Press

   

1999

Mpofu, Isaac N

Wangithembisa Lami

Mambo Press

 

M

1972

Ncube, Bekithemba S

Lokhu Akungeke Kwenzeke

Longman

   

1998

Khumalo, G N S

ULobhengula kaMzilikazi KaMatshobane

Longman

   

1987

Others

Hleza Ezekiel S K

Uyangisinda Lumhlaba

Mambo Press

 

M

1991

Khiyaza Geshom

Ukuthunjwa KukaSukuzukuduma

Mambo Press

 

M

1978

Literature Bureau (Ed)

Ezivusa Usinga

Mambo Press

   

1989

Literature Bureau (Ed)

Izigigaba Zempi Yenkululeko

Mambo Press

   

1984

Mahlangu, Peter

Umthwakazi

Longman

 

M

1957

Makhalisa, Barbara

Umendo

Mambo Press

 

F

1977

Mathema ,Cain

Ginyilitshe Ulimi Lwami

College Press

 

M

1998

Mele, Robert N

Impi

Mambo Press

 

M

1987

Mhlanga, Cont

Nansi Le Ndoda

Longman

Play

M

1989

Mlilo, Sithembile O

Lifile

Mambo Press

 

F

1975

Mnkandla, Sibongile

midlalo Lengoma Zabantwana

Literature

 

F

1992

Mpofu, Isaac N

Izenzo Zabantu

Longman

 

M

1985

Ndebele, James P

Uthando Alulamgoqo

Longman

 

M

2000

Ndlovu, Elkana M

Inhlamvu Zasengodlweni

Mambo Press

 

M

1972

Ndlovu, Bernard D

Akwaziwa Okwanonisa Ingulube

College Press

Children

M

2000

Ndlovu, Israel

Sivela Kude

Mambo Press

 

M

1993

Ndlovu, Doris

Kusasa Kuyizolo

Longman

 

F

1980

Ngwenya, Mthandazo

Ndema Ilifa Lidliwa Ngumninilo

Mambo Press

 

M

1982

Sibanda, Mayford

Umbiko KaMadlenya

Mambo Press

 

M

1981

Sigogo, Ndabezinhle

Umhlaba Umangele

Mambo Press

 

M

1984

SHONA CATEGORY

Award winners

Chirikure, Chirikure

Hakurarwi

Baobab

Poetry

 

1998

Mungoshi, Charles

Ndiko Kupindana Kwemazuva

Mambo Press

Novel

M

1978

Mutasa, Nobert

Misodzi Dikita Neropa

Mambo Press

Novel

M

1990

Mutswairo, Solomon

Feso

Oxford University

Press Novel

M

1956

Tsodzo, Kumbirai

Pafunge

Longman

Novel

 

1972

Others

Chakaipa, Patrick

Dzasukwa Mwana Asina Hembe

Longman

Novel

M

1967

Chakaipa, Patrick

Garandichauya

Longman

Novel

M

1963

Chakamba, Robert

VaForomani

Juta

Play

M

1996

Chigidi, Willie

Kwaingovawo Kuedza Mhanza

College Press

Play

M

1989

Choto, Ray

Vavariro

Baobab Books

Novel

M

1990

College Press (Ed)

Tipeiwo Dariro

College Press

Poetry

 

1997

Hamutyinei, Mordekai

Kusasana Kunoparira

Longman

Novel

M

1975

Hodza, Aaron

Ugo Hwamadzinza AvaShona

Longman

Poetry

 

1974

Mabasa, Ignatius

Mapenzi

College Press

Novel

M

1999

Magwa, Wiseman

Njuzu

Mambo Press

Play

 

1991

Manyimbiri, Felix

Mudzimu Wakupe Chironda

Mambo Press

Novel

M

1991

Marangwanda, John

Kumaziva Ndadzoka

Longman

Novel

M

1959

Moyo, Aaron Chiundura

Ziva Kwawakabva

Longman

Novel

M

1977

Mukonoweshuro, Sharai

Ndakagara Ndazviona

ZPH

Novel

F

1990

Mungoshi, Charles

Kunyarara Hakusi Kutaura

ZPH

Novel

M

1975

Mungoshi, Charles

Inongova Njake Njake

Longman

Play

M

1981

Musengezi, Chiedza (Ed)

Masimba

Zimbabwe Women Writers

Poetry

F

1999

Mutasa, Nobert

Nhume Yamambo

Mambo Press

Novel

M

1990

Mutswairo, Solomon

Mbuya Muderere

Oxford UniversityPress

Children

 

1967

Simango, Joyce

Zviuya Zviri Mberi

Longman

Novel

F

1974

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