From the Source: African Literature

African literature

You Speak Good English for a Nigerian Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781734949711
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Published: Oreoluwa Army - August 29th, 2020

Immigrants come, and immigrants go. From the beginning of time people have left their places of birth to seek opportunities and adventure in foreign lands.



The Secret Lives of the Four Wives: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061946387
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - July 5th, 2011

African-born poet Lola Shoneyin sheds a fascinating light on the little-known world of polygamy in modern-day Nigeria, in her powerful and thought-provoking debut novel, The Secret Lives of the Four Wives (previously titled The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives). Fans of The 19th Wife and HBO’s Big Love will be enthralled by this


A Man Who Is Not a Man Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781913175023
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - February 16th, 2020

A Man Who Is Not A Man recounts the personal trauma of a young Xhosa initiate after a rite-of-passage circumcision goes wrong.


The Whispering Trees Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781911115861
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - March 16th, 2021

The magical tales in The Whispering Trees capture the essence of life, death and coincidence in Northern Nigeria. Myth and reality intertwine in stories featuring political agitators, newly-wedded widows, and the tormented whirlwind, Kyakkyawa. The two medicine men of Mazade battle against their egos, an epidemic and an enigmatic witch.


Creative Haven African Glamour Coloring Book (Creative Haven Coloring Books) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780486821641
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Published: Dover Publications - June 13th, 2018

Bestselling coloring book artist Marjorie Sarnat has teamed with fashion designer Cia Slater to create this gorgeous collection of 31 classic African-inspired images. Striking silhouetted figures wear beautiful head wraps and flowing gowns decorated with patterns based on traditional African arts and crafts designs. Background elements include animals, plants, and fanciful ornaments.


The Dragons, the Giant, the Women: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781644450314
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Published: Graywolf Press - June 2nd, 2020

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR AUTOBIOGRAPHY

An engrossing memoir of escaping the First Liberian Civil War and building a life in the United States


Cooked Up: Food Fiction from Around the World Cover Image
By Elaine Chiew (Contribution by), Chitra Banarjee Divakaruni (Contribution by), Ben Okri (Contribution by)
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ISBN: 9781780262147
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Published: New Internationalist - April 7th, 2015

Food can bring together families, communities, and cultures. It is the essence of life and yet our relationships with one another can be most fraught at the dinner table.


Search Sweet Country Cover Image
By Kojo Laing, Binyavanga Wainaina (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9781936365227
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Published: McSweeney's - May 15th, 2012

Search Sweet Country--one of the greatest novels ever to come out of the African continent--follows the lives of an eclectic and inextricably interconnected group of Ghanaians living in and around the sprawling, chaotic city of Accra in the mid-1970s.


Under the Udala Trees Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544811799
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Published: Mariner Books - September 20th, 2016

“If you’ve ever wondered if love can conquer all, read [this] stunning coming-of-age debut.” — Marie Claire

A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice
 
Named a Best Book of the Year by
NPR * BuzzFeed * Bustle * Shelf Awareness * Publishers Lunch
 
“[This] love story has hypnotic power


The Shadow King: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393358513
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 1st, 2020

Shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize, and named a best book of the year by the New York Times, NPR, Elle, Time, and more, The Shadow King is an “unforgettable epic from an immensely talented author who’s unafraid to take risks” (Michael Schaub, NPR).


Harare North Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780099526759
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Published: Vintage UK - January 5th, 2011

In an astonishing, revelatory original debut, Caine Prize for African Writing winner Brian Chikwava tackles head-on the realities of life as a refugee When he lands in Harare North, our unnamed protagonist carries nothing but a cardboard suitcase full of memories and an email address for his childhood friend, Shingi.


The GoldDiggers Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781770105942
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Published: Pan MacMillan - September 1st, 2018

We all know our final destination but we have no idea what will cross our path as we journey there.


The Perfect Nine: The Epic of Gĩkũyũ And Mũmbi Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781620975251
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Published: New Press - October 6th, 2020

A dazzling, genre-defying novel in verse from the author Delia Owens says "tackles the absurdities, injustices, and corruption of a continent"

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o's novels and memoirs have received glowing praise from the likes of President Barack Obama, the New Yorker, the New York Times Book Review, The Guardian, and NPR; he has been a finalist for the Man Inte


Birth of a Dream Weaver: A Writer's Awakening Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781620976302
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Published: New Press - October 13th, 2020

From one of the world's greatest writers, the story of how the author found his voice as a novelist at Makerere University in Uganda as a student

In this acclaimed memoir, Kenyan writer Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o recounts the four years he spent at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda--crucial years during which he found his voice as a journalist, short story writer, playwright, and novelist j


Nigerians in Space Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781939419019
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Published: Unnamed Press - February 1st, 2014

1993. Houston. Dr. Wale Olufunmi, lunar rock geologist, has a life most Nigerian immigrants would kill for, but then most Nigerians aren't Wale--a great scientific mind in exile with galactic ambitions. Then comes an outlandish order: steal a piece of the moon.


Silence Is My Mother Tongue: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781644450338
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 8th, 2020

A sensuous, textured novel of life in a refugee camp, long-listed for the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction


A Girl is A Body of Water Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781951142049
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Published: Tin House Books - September 1st, 2020

“Makumbi is such an honest, truthful writer. . . . I loved every single page.” —Tayari Jones, author of An American Marriage

A Best Book of the Year at TIMEThe Washington PostO, the Oprah Magazine; BBC

Winner of the Jhalak Prize


The African Lookbook: A Visual History of 100 Years of African Women Cover Image
By Catherine E. McKinley, Jacqueline Woodson (Foreword by), Edwidge Danticat (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781620403532
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - January 19th, 2021

A USA Today "Must-Read for Black History Month"

An unprecedented visual history of African women told in striking and subversive historical photographs--featuring an Introduction by Edwidge Danticat and a Foreword by Jacqueline Woodson.


War Girls Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451481672
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Published: Razorbill - October 15th, 2019

Two sisters are torn apart by war and must fight their way back to each other in a futuristic, Black Panther-inspired Nigeria.

The year is 2172. Climate change and nuclear disasters have rendered much of earth unlivable. Only the lucky ones have escaped to space colonies in the sky.


Sulwe Cover Image
By Lupita Nyong'o, Vashti Harrison (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781534425361
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

A New York Times bestseller!
Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices!
Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award
Recipient of an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children’s Literary Work

From Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyong’o comes a pow


Speak No Evil: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061284939
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 5th, 2019

Winner of the Gold Nautilus Award for Fiction | A Lambda Literary Award Finalist | A Barbara Gittings Literature Award Finalist | An Indie Next Pick | A Barnes and Noble Best Book of the Month | A Library Journal Best Book of the Year


House of Stone: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393357684
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 21st, 2020

“A towering and multilayered gem.” —NoViolet Bulawayo

Amid the turmoil of modern Zimbabwe, Abednego and Agnes Mlambo’s teenage son has gone missing. Zamani, their enigmatic lodger, seems to be their only hope for finding him. As he weaves himself closer into the fabric of the grieving community, it's almost like Zamani is part of the family.…


Dust Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345802545
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Published: Vintage - October 7th, 2014

A Washington Post Notable Book


Underground People Cover Image
By Lewis Nkosi (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780954702328
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Published: Ayebia Clarke Publishing - July 19th, 2005

This much-awaited second novel, following Nkosi's awardwinning Mating Birds, is a tour de force of crafted writing. Nkosi takes us to mansions and mountain hideouts, where we meet a dazzling variety of characters: the serene Princess Madi, Kristina the small-town temptress and Joe Blane, the sinister Central Committee man.


Stranger Faces Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781945492433
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Published: Transit Books - October 20th, 2020

National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist

A New Yorker Best Book of 2020

Wise, warm, witty and dizzyingly wide-ranging.--The New York Times

Serpell's vital treatise is one readers will find themselves returning to again and again.--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review


The Old Drift: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101907153
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Published: Hogarth - May 5th, 2020

“A dazzling debut, establishing Namwali Serpell as a writer on the world stage.”—Salman Rushdie, The New York Times Book Review
 


Female Monarchs and Merchant Queens in Africa (Ohio Short Histories of Africa) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780821424070
Published: Ohio University Press - July 14th, 2020

An unapologetically African-centered monograph that reveals physical and spiritual forms and systems of female power and leadership in African cultures.

Nwando Achebe’s unparalleled study documents elite females, female principles, and female spiritual entities across the African continent, from the ancient past to the present.


Prince of Monkeys: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781640091672
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Published: Counterpoint - April 2nd, 2019

A provocative debut novel by a brilliant young Nigerian writer, tackling politics, class, spirituality, and power as a group of friends come of age in Lagos


Fattily Ever After: A Black Fat Girl's Guide to Living Life Unapologetically Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781784883447
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Published: Hardie Grant - September 1st, 2020

"The truth is, body positivity is for white women. White female bodies being safe is paramount to maintaining white supremacy."
– Stephanie Yeboah, 2017


Saturday Cover Image
By Oge Mora (By (artist))
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ISBN: 9780316431279
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 22nd, 2019

In this warm and tender story by the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Thank You, Omu!, join a mother and daughter on an up-and-down journey that reminds them of what's best about Saturdays: precious time together.

Today would be special. Today would be splendid. It was Saturday! But sometimes, the best plans don't work out exactly the way you expect....


Thank You, Omu! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316431248
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 2nd, 2018

In this remarkable author-illustrator debut that's perfect for fans of Last Stop on Market Street and Extra Yarn, a generous woman is rewarded by her community.


Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802156983
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Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - November 5th, 2019

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE


Do Not Say It's Not Your Country Cover Image
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ISBN: 9789789688272
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Published: Griots Lounge Publishing - March 1st, 2019

Do Not Say It's Not Your Country is filled with fascinating characters: a South African woman and her children crowding an iron shack in Blikkiesdorp; a Madagascan slum boy who gets a job as a cook in Antananarivo; a shy Sierra Leonean girl who falls in love with a sly fisherman; a wily Nigerian prophet whose tricks are exposed; a Kenyan couple back in their old ways after confirmation in church -


Triangulum Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781937512774
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - May 14th, 2019

* 2020 Nomo Awards Shortlist for Best Novel
* A Best Book of 2019 --LitReactor, Entropy


Your Body Is War (African Poetry Book ) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496214133
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - March 1st, 2019

Your Body Is War contemplates the psychology of the female human body, looking at the ways it exists and moves in the world, refusing to be contained in the face of grief and trauma.


When the Plums Are Ripe: A Novel Cover Image
By Patrice Nganang, Amy B. Reid (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9780374288990
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 13th, 2019

The second volume in a magisterial trilogy, the story of Cameroon caught between empires during World War II


Travelers: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393239591
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 18th, 2019

A startlingly imaginative exploration of the African diaspora in Europe, by one of our most acclaimed international writers.


They Called Me Queer Cover Image
By Kim Windvogel (Compiled by), Kelly-Eve Koopman (Compiled by)
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ISBN: 9780795709654
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Published: Kwela - August 19th, 2019

She Called Me Woman: Nigeria's Queer Women Speak Cover Image
By Azeenarh Mohammed (Editor), Chitra Nagarajan (Editor), Rafeeat Aliyu (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781911115595
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - September 12th, 2018

"We put together this collection of twenty-five narratives to correct the invisibility, the confusion, the caricaturising and the writing out of queer women from history." This stirring and intimate collection brings together 25 captivating narratives to paint a vivid portrait of what it means to be a queer Nigerian woman.


This Is How We Disappear Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780992024536
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Published: Write Bloody North - April 26th, 2019

This Is How We Disappear is at once an exploration of the physical and emotional disappearance of women and a celebration of the magic of shapeshifting as an act of survival too.

The poems sit in conversation with each other in a way that highlights how women survive and thrive in spite of the obstacles often stacked against them.


The Half-God of Rainfall Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780008324773
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Published: Fourth Estate - September 29th, 2020

Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616207502
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Published: Algonquin Books - November 28th, 2017

“A dream of a debut, by turns troubling and glorious, angry and wise.” —Junot Diaz​

Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits, the debut of Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist Laila Lalami, evokes the grit and enduring grace that is modern Morocco.


The Other Americans: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525436034
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Published: Vintage - March 17th, 2020

***2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST***
Winner of the Arab American Book Award in Fiction
Finalist for the Kirkus Prize in Fiction
Finalist for the California Book Award
Longlisted for the Aspen Words Literary Prize
A Los Angeles Times bestseller


Conditional Citizens: On Belonging in America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524747169
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Published: Pantheon - September 22nd, 2020

A New York Times Editors' Choice • Best Book of the Year: Time, NPR, Bookpage, L.A. Times


The Moor's Account Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804170628
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Published: Vintage - August 18th, 2015

**PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST**
**NOMINATED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE**
**WINNER OF THE AMERICAN BOOK AWARD**

A New York Times Notable Book
A Wall Street Journal Top 10 Book of the Year
An NPR Great Read of 2014
A Kirkus Best Fiction Book of the Year


Prayer for the Living Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781617758638
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Published: Akashic Books - February 2nd, 2021

Topical and timely, Booker Prize-winning author Ben Okri's new collection of short stories blurs parallel realities and walks the line between darkness and magic.


The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807013816
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Published: Beacon Press - September 17th, 2019

A bold and uncompromising feminist manifesto that shows women and girls how to defy, disrupt, and destroy the patriarchy by embracing the qualities they’ve been trained to avoid.


Princess Arabella Is a Big Sister Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781911115724
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - November 26th, 2019

The newest title in the popular Princess Arabella series Princess Arabella can't wait to have a younger sibling to play with. But what would be most fun - a brother or a sister? Sisters seem great... until Arabella meets Prince Mimoun's sister. A brother then? Princess Ling's brother's seem like too much trouble What do Mom and Dad have in store for Princess Arabella?


The Famished Road Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385425131
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Published: Anchor - May 1st, 1993

In the decade since it won the Booker Prize, Ben Okri's Famished Road has become a classic. Like Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children or Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude, it combines brilliant narrative technique with a fresh vision to create an essential work of world literature.


The Freedom Artist Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781617757921
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Published: Akashic Books - February 4th, 2020

An impassioned plea for freedom and justice, set in a world uncomfortably like our own, by the Booker Prize-winner Ben Okri.

An NPR Best Book of 2020

Nominated for the 2021 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in Fiction


Born on a Tuesday Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802124821
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Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - May 3rd, 2016

From two-time Caine Prize finalist Elnathan John, a dynamic young voice from Nigeria, Born on a Tuesday is a stirring, starkly rendered first novel about a young boy struggling to find his place in a society that is fracturing along religious and political lines.


Becoming Nigerian: A Guide Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781911115960
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - March 4th, 2020

Be(com)ing Nigerian: A Guide is a satirical commentary on the different Nigerians you are likely to meet at home and abroad, on your way to heaven or to hell.


On Ajayi Crowther Street Cover Image
By Elnathan John, Alaba Onajin (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781911115908
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - May 19th, 2020

On the noisy Ajayi Crowther Street in Lagos, neighbours gather to gossip, discuss noise complaints, and faithfully head to church each Sunday. But beneath the surface lies a hidden world of clandestine love affairs, hidden pregnancy, spiritual quackery and hypocrisy, that threatens to destroy the community from within.


Out of Darkness, Shining Light: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982110338
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Published: Scribner - September 10th, 2019

WINNER OF THE 2020 CHAUTAUQUA PRIZE

ONE OF NPR’S BEST BOOKS OF 2019

“Engrossing, beautiful, and deeply imaginative, Out of Darkness, Shining Light is a novel that lends voice to those who appeared only as footnotes in history, yet whose final, brave act of loyalty and respect changed the course of it.


Black Tax: Burden or Ubuntu? Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781868429745
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Published: Jonathan Ball Publishers - September 10th, 2019

The real significance of this book lies in the fact that it tells us more about the everyday life of black South Africans. It delves into the essence of black family life and the secret anguish of family members who often battle to cope. - Niq Mhlongo


Notes from a Young Black Chef: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525433910
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Published: Vintage - March 31st, 2020

“Kwame Onwuachi’s story shines a light on food and culture not just in American restaurants or African American communities but around the world.” —Questlove


Minutes of Glory: And Other Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781620974650
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Published: New Press - March 5th, 2019

A dazzling short story collection from the person Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie calls one of the greatest writers of our time

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, although renowned for his novels, memoirs, and plays, honed his craft as a short story writer.


Necropolitics Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781478006510
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Published: Duke University Press - October 25th, 2019

In Necropolitics Achille Mbembe, a leader in the new wave of francophone critical theory, theorizes the genealogy of the contemporary world, a world plagued by ever-increasing inequality, militarization, enmity, and terror as well as by a resurgence of racist, fascist, and nationalist forces determined to exclude and kill.


Let's Tell This Story Properly Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781945492228
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Published: Transit Books - April 30th, 2019

Men behave badly in these stories, women suffer or negotiate for power, families bicker and try to cooperate. There is Uganda, and there is Britain, and then all the miles in between.--Los Angeles Times


I'm Telling the Truth, but I'm Lying: Essays Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062698346
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 20th, 2019

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!


An Orchestra of Minorities Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316412407
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Published: Back Bay Books - October 8th, 2019

A heartbreaking story about a Nigerian poultry farmer who sacrifices everything to win the woman he loves, by Man Booker Finalist and author of The Fishermen, Chigozie Obioma.

"It is more than a superb and tragic novel; it's a historical treasure."-Boston Globe


Gingerbread: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594634666
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2020

"Exhilarating...A wildly imagined, head-spinning, deeply intelligent novel." - The New York Times Book Review


A Particular Kind of Black Man: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501171833
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 11th, 2020

**One of Time’s 32 Books You Need to Read This Summer**

An NPR Best Book of 2019

An “electrifying” (Publishers Weekly) debut novel from Rhodes Scholar and winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing about a Nigerian family living in Utah and their uneasy assimilation to American life.


Better Never Than Late Cover Image
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - April 21st, 2020

Religious fervour culminates in an exorcism for one unfortunate maid. A harrowing encounter on a train haunts A uli. A mother abandons her child in search of personal freedom. A wife joins her husband, only to be met with news that threatens their relationship.


Aya: Life in Yop City Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781770460829
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - September 4th, 2012

"Aya is an irresistible comedy, a couple of love stories and a tale for becoming African. It's essential reading." -Joann Sfar, cartoonist of The Rabbi's Cat


Aya: Love in Yop City Cover Image
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - February 5th, 2013

THE DRAMATIC CONCLUSION TO THE AYA SERIES

Aya: Love in Yop City
comprises the final three chapters of the Aya story, episodes never before seen in English. Aya is a lighthearted story about life in the Ivory Coast during the 1970s, a particularly thriving and wealthy time in the country's history.


Love in Color: Mythical Tales from Around the World, Retold Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063078499
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Published: William Morrow - April 13th, 2021

“Perfection in short story form, I am in love with every single word Bolu Babalola has written. So rarely is love expressed this richly, this vividly, or this artfully.” —Candice Carty-Williams, international bestselling author of Queenie


Mask Off: Masculinity Redefined (Outspoken by Pluto) Cover Image
By JJ Bola
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ISBN: 9780745338743
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Published: Pluto Press - September 30th, 2019

What is masculinity? Dominating the world around us, from Trump's twitter outbursts to deadly gun violence, from male suicide rates to incels on Reddit and 4chan, masculinity is perceived to be 'toxic', 'fragile' and 'in crisis'. In Mask Off, JJ Bola exposes masculinity as a performance that men are socially conditioned into.


Candy-Coated Unicorns and Converse All Stars (Flap Pamphlet) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781905233335
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Published: Flipped Eye Publishing Limited - December 22nd, 2011

Candy-Coated Unicorns and Converse All Stars is a document of transformations: the possibilities that walk the fine line between the real and the surreal, the mundane and the extraordinary. Contemporary culture clashes with mythology as Bruce Lee angles for space alongside Prometheus on pages where twin towers burn and yellow hues bleed into London sunsets.


Housegirl: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250305176
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Published: Picador - August 28th, 2018

Shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize Longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize Nominated for the Edinburgh First Book Award One of The Observer's "New Faces of Fiction" One of The Millions' "Most Anticipated Books of the Year" One of The Guardian's "Best Summer Books" (Selected by Kayo Chingonyi and Joe Dunthorne) On


Tell Me Your Secret Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781472260376
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Published: Headline - September 17th, 2019

The new emotional thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Ice Cream Girls, My Best Friend's Girl and The Brighton Mermaid. Dorothy Koomson, 'Queen of the big reveal', is back with a gripping page-turner full of twists and turns.Pieta has a secret.


Happiness Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802129185
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Published: Grove Press - January 22nd, 2019

"Throughout Happiness, Forna stops in our tracks . . . Reminiscent at times of Michael Ondaatje's novel Anil's Ghost . . . Happiness is a meditation on grand themes: Love and death, man and nature, cruelty and mercy. But Forna folds this weighty matter into her buoyant creation with a sublimely delicate touch."--Washington Post


The Hired Man Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802121929
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"Forna is a born storyteller. . . . Not since Remains of the Day has an author so skillfully revealed the way history's layers are often invisible to all but its participants. . . . Gorgeous."--John Freeman, The Boston Globe


bone Cover Image
By Yrsa Daley-Ward, Kiese Laymon (Foreword by)
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Published: Penguin Books - September 26th, 2017

“yrsa daley-ward’s bone is a symphony of breaking and mending. . . . she lays her hands on the pulse of the thing. . . . an expert storyteller. of the rarest. and purest kind.” —nayyirah waheed, author of salt.

From the celebrated poet Yrsa Daley-Ward, a poignant collection of poems about the heart, life, and the inner self.


Blonde Roots Cover Image
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Published: Riverhead Books - January 5th, 2010

A provocative and "dizzying satire" (The New Yorker) that "boldly turns history on its head" (Elle) from the Man Booker Prize winning author of Girl, Woman, Other.


Mr. Loverman Cover Image
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Published: Akashic Books - April 1st, 2014

Winner of the Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction

Evaristo's confident control of the language, her vibrant use of humor, rhythm and poetry, and the realistic mix of Caribbean patois with both street and the Queen's English...fix characters in the reader's mind.
--New York Times Sunday Book Review


The Terrible: A Storyteller's Memoir Cover Image
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Winner of the PEN Ackerley Prize • Longlisted for the 2019 PEN Open Book Award

“Devastating and lyrical.” —The New York Times


“Suspenseful and affecting.” —The New Yorker


Taking Up Space: The Black Girl’s Manifesto for Change Cover Image
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As a minority in a predominantly white institution, taking up space is an act of resistance. And in higher education, feeling like you constantly have to justify your existence within institutions that weren't made for you is an ongoing struggle for many people.


In Dependence Cover Image
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"A graceful and astonishing achievement." - Henry Louis Gates Jr. "In Dependence, is a riveting love story across the challenges of race, geography and scars of colonial history." - Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o "A beautiful and ambitious novel" - Bernardine Evaristo, author of Mr Loverman In the early sixties, Tayo Ajayi sails to England from Nigeria to take up a scholarship at Oxford University.


Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun Cover Image
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Dr. Morayo Da Silva is one of the most memorable characters you are likely to encounter on the page - intelligent, indomitable, author and survivor of a large life. In dreamlike prose, Manyika dips in and out of her present, her past, in a story that argues always for generosity, for connection, for a vigorous and joyful endurance.


Black Mamba Boy: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Picador - August 2nd, 2011

Yemen, 1935. Jama is a "market boy," a half-feral child scavenging with his friends in the dusty streets of a great seaport. For Jama, life is a thrilling carnival, at least when he can fill his belly. When his mother—alternately raging and loving—dies young, she leaves him only an amulet stuffed with one hundred rupees.


Black Sunday: A Novel Cover Image
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Named a Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction Book of the Year and called "simultaneously unique and universal,” this fiercely original debut novel follows the fate of four siblings over the course of two decades in Nigeria as they search for agency, love, and meaning in a society rife with hypocrisy (NPR).


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By Yaba Badoe, Gbolahan Adams (Illustrator)
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - April 24th, 2018

The Secret of the Purple Lake is a collection of five interlinked stories that take us from Ghana to Orkney, and from Spain to Norway and Thailand. As a minor character from one story assumes a major role in the next, we meet a fascinating cast, including Imoro the magic elephant, the Walrus Prince, and the Wild Princesses of Rousay.


Aluta Cover Image
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For eighteen-year-old Charlotte, university life is better than she'd ever dreamed -- a sophisticated and generous roommate, the camaraderie of dorm living, parties, clubs and boyfriends. Most of all, Charlotte is exposed to new ideas, and in 1981 Ghana, this may be the most exciting - and most dangerous -- adventure of all.


The African Trilogy: Things Fall Apart; Arrow of God; No Longer at Ease (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Classics - May 2nd, 2017

Chinua Achebe is considered the father of modern African literature, the writer who "opened the magic casements of African fiction." The African Trilogy--comprised of Things Fall Apart, Arrow of God, and No Longer at Ease--is his magnum opus.


No Longer at Ease by Chinua Achebe (the author of Things Fall Apart) Cover Image
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Things Fall Apart, tells of a troubled young African whose formal education separates him from his roots and makes him part of a corrupt ruling elite he despises.


A Man of the People Cover Image
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From the renowned author of The African Trilogy, a political satire about an unnamed African country navigating a path between violence and corruption
 


Chike and the River Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Books - August 9th, 2011

The more Chike saw the ferry-boats the more he wanted to make the trip to Asaba. But where would he get the money? He did not know. Still, he hoped.


Girls at War: And Other Stories Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Books - August 1st, 1991

Twelve stories by the internationally renowned novelist which recreate with energy and authenticity the major social and political issues that confront contemporary Africans on a daily basis.


There Was a Country: A Memoir Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Books - September 24th, 2013

From the legendary author of Things Fall Apart—a long-awaited memoir of coming of age in a fragile new nation, and its destruction in a tragic civil war


Chaka: The New African Translation (Unisa Flame) Cover Image
By Thomas Mofolo, Chris Swanepoel (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781868888207
Published: Unisa Press - March 8th, 2017

A brand new Afrikaans translation of Thomas Mofolo's iconic novel Chaka has recently appeared at Unisa Press academic scholars of Unisa - The University of South Africa. It was first published in Sesotho in 1925. It relates the life and in particular the leadership style of the mighty Zulu king Shaka, although in imaginative fictionalised format.


The Woman Next Door: A Novel Cover Image
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The U.S. debut of an award-winning writer, in which an unexpected friendship blossoms in contemporary Cape Town—and in a community where loving thy neighbor is easier said than done.


Bom Boy Cover Image
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Published: Catalyst Press - February 26th, 2019

  • Winner of the South African Literary Award First Time Author Prize
  • Shortlisted for the Etisalat Prize for Literature
  • Featured in the New York Times' Globetrotting sneak preview of books coming out in 2019 from around the world
  • One of Seven new and noteworthy fiction titles about South Africa The Globe and Mail
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Sade: We're Moving to Canada Cover Image
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Published: Jewels & Pearls Publishing Ltd. - December 22nd, 2019

Want to teach kids about dealing with change while learning a new culture? Then SADE: WE'RE MOVING TO CANADA is the right book for you.


What's the Worst that Could Happen? Cover Image
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What's the worst that could happen? Easy for grandma to say. But Kayla could only imagine the worst-case scenarios as she tried to make friends at her new school. Will Kayla overcome her fear of rejection? Or will an overactive imagination get in the way?


Sula and Ja Cover Image
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ISBN: 9789982241007
Published: Gadsden Publishers - June 14th, 2016

Two students, from different social backgrounds, in their final year at school come together to work on a science project. This story explores their home backgrounds, their feelings about each other and their changing relationship.


The Pot and Other Stories. Stories of the 6th FEMRITE Residency for African Women Writers Cover Image
By Ellen Banda-Aaku (Editor)
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Published: Femrite Publications - December 31st, 2015

Imagine you are held aloft by a group of wonderful women from Uganda, Ghana, Botswana, South Africa and Niger. Then with skill and grace you are carried across Africa to meet engaging characters that they know well. Reading The Pot and other stories is both a delightful literary experience as well as a journey deep into intimate spaces on the Continent.


Kumukanda Cover Image
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Published: Random House UK - July 1st, 2018

Translating as "initiation," kumukanda is the name given to the rites a young boy from the Luvale tribe must pass through before he is considered a man. The poems of Kayo Chingonyi’s remarkable debut explore this passage: between two worlds, ancestral and contemporary; between the living and the dead; between the gulf of who he is and how he is perceived.


Some Bright Elegance Cover Image
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"Some Bright Elegance" is about the changes that are a part of life in the 21st Century. In the book this is explored in relation to the search for meaning and consolation in the wake of bereavement, the memorial role of music, and the effects of social change on local communities.


How Boards Work: And How They Can Work Better in a Chaotic World Cover Image
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A New York Times bestselling author and veteran board member offers an insider's view of corporate boards, their struggles, and why they must adapt to survive.

Corporate boards are under great pressure.


Winner Take All: China's Race for Resources and What It Means for the World Cover Image
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Published: Basic Books - September 10th, 2013

Commodities permeate virtually every aspect of modern daily living, but for all their importance -- their breadth, their depth, their intricacies, and their central role in daily life -- few people who are not economists or traders know how commodity markets work.


Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy Is Failing to Deliver Economic Growth-and How to Fix It Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780465097463
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Published: Basic Books - April 24th, 2018

From an internationally acclaimed economist, a provocative call to jump-start economic growth by aggressively overhauling liberal democracy


Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa Cover Image
By Dambisa Moyo, Niall Ferguson (Foreword by)
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - March 2nd, 2010

A national bestseller, Dead Aid unflinchingly confronts one of the greatest myths of our time: that billions of dollars in aid sent from wealthy countries to developing African nations has helped to reduce poverty and increase growth. In fact, poverty levels continue to escalate and growth rates have steadily declined—and millions continue to suffer.


What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky: Stories Cover Image
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 3rd, 2018

A PBS NewsHour/New York Times Book Club Pick

A NATIONAL BOOK FOUNDATION "5 UNDER 35" HONOREE

WINNER OF THE 2017 KIRKUS PRIZE

WINNER OF THE NYPL'S YOUNG LIONS FICTION AWARD

FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE LEONARD PRIZE

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE


Chasing Butterflies Cover Image
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Published: Ayoka Books - February 22nd, 2018

"A good mother does not run from her child's home. She always stays and fights."Titilope Ojo left Nigeria for the United States over a decade ago, but her mother's words remain fresh in her mind. Titilope is married to Tomide, a handsome and charismatic man who she is afraid of. She spends each day anticipating his moods and lives in fear of offending him.


Daughters Who Walk This Path Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781470842376
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Published: Blackstone Audiobooks - January 29th, 2013

An authentic, wrenching novel chronicling a young girl's coming of age in turbulent, bustling, contemporary Nigeria Spirited and intelligent, Morayo grows up surrounded by school friends and family in busy, modern-day Ibadan.


Purple Hibiscus: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 17th, 2012

“One of the most vital and original novelists of her generation.” —Larissa MacFarquhar, The New Yorker

From the bestselling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists


Fifteen-year-old Kambili and her older brother Jaja lead a privileged life in Enugu, Nigeria.


Half of a Yellow Sun Cover Image
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Published: Anchor - September 4th, 2007

From the award-winning, bestselling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists—a haunting story of love and war • Recipient of the Women’s Prize for Fiction “Winner of Winners” award


Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525434801
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Published: Anchor - May 1st, 2018

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The award-winning author of We Should All Be Feminists and Americanah gives us this powerful statement about feminism today—written as a letter to a friend.


Todos deberíamos ser feministas / We Should All Be Feminists Cover Image
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ISBN: 9788439730484
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Published: Literatura Random House - June 28th, 2016

Un libro que recoge el trascendental y emblemático discurso que dio la autora en su TEDx Talk sobre lo que significa ser feminista en el siglo XXI.


El peligro de la historia única / The Danger of a Single Story Cover Image
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ISBN: 9788439733928
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Published: Literatura Random House - September 24th, 2019

La TED talk más popular de Chimamanda, con más de doce millones de reproducciones.


Querida Ijeawele: Cómo educar en el feminismo: Span-lang ed of Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525435525
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Published: Vintage Espanol - March 28th, 2017

Una poderosa declaración sobre el feminismo, de la galardonada autora bestseller de Americanah y Todos deberiamos ser feministas


La flor purpura / Purple Hibiscus: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9788439731214
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Published: Literatura Random House - June 28th, 2016

La sorprendente primera novela de Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, ganadora del Commonwealth Writers' Prize como Best First Book. Una conmovedora historia sobre una virulenta relación familiar ambientada en un África de conflictos políticos y sociales.


Abyssinian Chronicles: A Novel (Vintage International) Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - November 13th, 2001

Like Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children and Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude, Moses Isegawa's Abyssinian Chronicles tells a riveting story of twentieth-century Africa that is passionate in vision and breathtaking in scope.


The Price of Memory: After the Tsunami Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781856571029
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Published: Mallory International - March 1st, 2006

The price of Memory is a collection of 63 poems.


Waiting (Women Writing Africa) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781558615410
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Published: Feminist Press - June 1st, 2007

Set in the seventies during the last year of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's brutal, often surreal rule, Waiting evokes the fear and courage of a small close-knit society uncertain of what the edicts of a madman or the marauding of his disintegrating army will bring with each day.


The Invisible Weevil Cover Image
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ISBN: 9789970901029
Published: Femrite Publications - January 1st, 1994

The author is a celebrated columnist, a former literature lecturer, and the founder of Uganda Women Writers' Association. She is also a playwright and has published children's literature. This novel is a fictionalised record of Uganda's past tragic national experience.


Kintu Cover Image
By Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Aaron Bady (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9781945492013
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Published: Transit Books - May 16th, 2017

Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2017

Winner of the Windham-Campbell Prize

Winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize


A soaring and sublime epic. One of those great stories that was just waiting to be told.--Marlon James, Man Booker Prize-winning author of A Brief History of Seven Killings


Flame and Song Cover Image
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Published: Modjaji Books - September 14th, 2016

PKK's soul-warming memoir tells of a life enriched by song, literature, food and spirituality at the heart of a loving family. Born into a newly independent Uganda, she grew up in a volatile political landscape but never lacked the inspiration and protection of generations of friends and relatives.


Snakepit: A Novel (Vintage International) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375719219
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Published: Vintage - April 12th, 2005

Praised on both sides of the Atlantic as well as in the author’s native Uganda, Moses Isegawa’s first novel Abyssinian Chronicles was a “big, transcendently ambitious book” (Boston Globe) that “blasts open the tidy borders of the conventional novel and redraws the literary map to reveal a whole new world” (Elle).


Löbëla Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781498203722
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Published: Resource Publications (CA) - February 5th, 2015

Lobela is the first volume of poetry written by Justo Bolekia Boleka, poet, author, and linguist. In these poems, Boleka expresses his connection to his native land, Equatorial Guinea, the only nation in Sub-Saharan Africa whose language of colonization is Spanish.


Shadows of Your Black Memory Cover Image
By Donato Ndongo, Michael Ugarte (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9780997228700
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Published: Swan Isle Press - October 15th, 2016

Set during the last years of Spanish rule in Equatorial Guinea, Shadows of Your Black Memory presents the voice of a young African man reflecting on his childhood. Through the idealistic eyes of the nameless protagonist, Donato Ndongo portrays the cultural conflicts between Africa and Spain, ancestral worship competing with Catholicism, and tradition giving way to modernity.


By Night the Mountain Burns Cover Image
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Published: And Other Stories - November 1st, 2014

This novel tells of childhood on a remote island off the west African coast. Superstition dominates in dark times and the hard-pressed islanders sacrifice their possessions to the enraged ocean. What of their lives will they save?

Both lyrical and unsparingly truthful, this novel draws on oral storytelling to illuminate a little-known corner of Africa.


The Gurugu Pledge Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781908276940
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Published: And Other Stories - August 15th, 2017

Praise for By Night the Mountain Burns

"A delightfully candid, deceptively sober narrative voice."--Helen Oyeyemi, author of What is Not Yours is Not Yours

"A poignant novel by one of Equatorial Guinea's most celebrated authors . . . fascinating."--Publishers Weekly


The Ultimate Tragedy (Dedalus Africa) Cover Image
By Abdulai Sila, Jethro Soutar (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781910213544
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Published: Dedalus - August 1st, 2017

The Ultimate Tragedy is a tale of love and emerging political awareness in an Africa beginning to challenge Portuguese colonial rule. ]Ndani leaves her village to seek a better life in the capital, finding work as a maid for a Portuguese family.


The Radiance of the King Cover Image
By Camara Laye, James Kirkup (Translated by), Toni Morrison (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9781590174555
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Published: NYRB Classics - August 16th, 2011

At the beginning of this masterpiece of African literature, Clarence, a white man, has been shipwrecked on the coast of Africa. Flush with self-importance, he demands to see the king, but the king has just left for the south of his realm.


L'Enfant Noir: Prix Charles Veillon 1954 Cover Image
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Published: Plon - August 1st, 2007

My Heart Will Cross This Ocean: My Story, My Son, Amadou Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345456014
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Published: One World - August 31st, 2004

Descended from West African kings and healers, raised in the turbulence of Guinea in the 1960s, Kadiatou Diallo was married off at the age of thirteen and bore her first child when she was sixteen. Twenty-three years later, that child–a gentle, innocent young man named Amadou Diallo–was gunned down without cause on the streets of New York City.


The Healing Drum: African Wisdom Teachings Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780892812561
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Published: Destiny Books - December 1st, 1989

The Healing Drum traces the extraordinary cultural legacy of the Minianka tribe of West Africa, for whom music serves a sacred, healing function for the individual and society. The authors explore the Minianka view of humanity, music, and the cosmos relative to work, celebration, herbal medicine, dance, trance, initiation, and death.


Black Moses Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781620975893
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Published: New Press - October 1st, 2019

The heart-breaking (New York Times Book Review), rollicking, award-winning novel that has been described as Oliver Twist in 1970s Africa (Les Inrockuptibles)

One of the most compelling books you'll read in any language this year. --Rolling Stone

Winner of the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award


Rosewater (The Wormwood Trilogy #1) Cover Image
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Published: Orbit - September 18th, 2018

Rosewater is the start of an award-winning trilogy set in Nigeria, by one of science fiction's most engaging voices.

*Arthur C. Clarke Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, winner
*Nommo Award for Best Speculative Fiction Novel, winne
r

Rosewater is a town on the edge.


The Rosewater Insurrection (The Wormwood Trilogy #2) Cover Image
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Published: Orbit - March 12th, 2019

The Rosewater Insurrection continues the award-winning science fiction trilogy by one of science fiction's most engaging voices.

All is quiet in the city of Rosewater as it expands on the back of the gargantuan alien Wormwood.


The Rosewater Redemption (The Wormwood Trilogy #3) Cover Image
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Published: Orbit - October 15th, 2019

The Rosewater Redemption is the powerful conclusion to the award-winning Wormdwood trilogy, by one of science fiction's most engaging voices.

Life in the newly independent city-state of Rosewater isn't everything its citizens were expecting.

The Mayor finds that debts incurred during the insurrection are coming back to haunt


This Mournable Body: A Novel (Nervous Conditions Series) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781555978129
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Published: Graywolf Press - August 7th, 2018

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 BOOKER PRIZE

A searing novel about the obstacles facing women in Zimbabwe, by one of the country’s most notable authors


Friday Black Cover Image
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Published: Mariner Books - October 23rd, 2018

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“An unbelievable debut, one that announces a new and necessary American voice.” Tommy Orange, New York Times Book Review

“An excitement and a wonder: strange, crazed, urgent and funny.”George Saunders

“Dark and captivating and essent


When Stars Are Scattered Cover Image
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator)
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Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

A National Book Award Finalist, this remarkable graphic novel is about growing up in a refugee camp, as told by a former Somali refugee to the Newbery Honor-winning creator of Roller Girl.


Behold the Dreamers: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - June 26th, 2017

A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream—the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy


Ghana Must Go: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Books - January 28th, 2014

A “buoyant” and “rapturous” debut novel (The Wall Street Journal) about the transformative power of unconditional love