Infected Kin Teaching Resources

  • Wainaina, Binyavanga. "How to write about Africa." (2005).
  • McGrath, Will. Everything Lost is Found Again: Four Seasons in Lesotho. (2018) Ann Abor: Dzanc Books. 
    • Funny and heartfelt, this blend of memoir and essay collection tells the story of nearly two years Will McGrath spent in Lesotho, the small, landlocked kingdom surrounded by South Africa. It is a work of creative nonfiction. One story – Joala, appears in both this book and in Infected Kin.
  • Nolen, Stephanie. 28: Stories of AIDS in Africa. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2009. 
    • In28, Stephanie Nolen, puts a human face on the crisis created by HIV/AIDS in Africa. Through riveting anecdotal stories, Nolen brings to life people involved in every aspect of the crisis and explores the effects of an epidemic. 
  • Robbins, Joel. "Beyond the suffering subject: toward an anthropology of the good." Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 19, no. 3 (2013): 447-462. 
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