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“Homegoing is an inspiration.” —Ta-Nehisi Coates A novel of breathtaking sweep and emotional power that traces three hundred years in Ghana and along the way also becomes...
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Homegoing

About Homegoing Winner of the NBCC’s John Leonard First Book Prize A New York Times 2016 Notable Book One of Oprah’s 10 Favorite Books of 2016 NPR’s Debut Novel of the Year One of Buzzfeed’s Best Fiction Books Of 2016 One of Time ‘s Top 10 Novels of 2016 “ Homegoing is an inspiration.” —Ta-Nehisi Coates The unforgettable New York Times best seller begins with the story of two half-sisters, separated by forces beyond their control: one sold into slavery, the other married to a British…

We Need New Names | NoViolet Bulawayo - The Man Booker Prizes. Book Club read. Darling is an amazing narrator, we are with her in Zimbabwe, never named, and in Michigan.. Which one is her home? Her response to someone mentioning a food she enjoyed when times were better was familiar to me. The rest of the story was not and opened new horizons to me.
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We Need New Names | NoViolet Bulawayo - The Man Booker Prizes. Book Club read. Darling is an amazing narrator, we are with her in Zimbabwe, never named, and in Michigan.. Which one is her home? Her response to someone mentioning a food she enjoyed when times were better was familiar to me. The rest of the story was not and opened new horizons to me.

Award-winning Nigerian author Chibundu Onuzo visited Accra, the vibrant capital of Ghana. Here, traders ply their wares at Makola Market, the city's main market and shopping district.
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Forget Paris, fall in love with Accra

Take a tour through the vibrant Ghanaian capital of Accra, as seen through the eyes of award-winning Nigerian author Chibundu Onuzo.

Winner of the Man Booker Prize 1991: Ben Okri - The Famished Road
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The famished road.

Winner of the Man Booker Prize 1991: Ben Okri - The Famished Road

6 of my all-time favourite #African #Novels: 'Butterfly Burning' by Yvonne Vera, 'Our Sister Killjoy' by Ama Ata Aidoo, 'Half of a Yellow Sun' by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, 'Waiting for an Angel' by Helon Habila, 'Matigari' by Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, 'The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born' by Ayi Kwei Armah
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Five of my all-time favourite African novels (well, six) – Afri-love

Ever since I took a world literature class in university, and loved pretty much every book we read that term, I've been reading more world than 'conventional'/'mainstream'/out-of-this-world? literature. Yes, sometimes these terms get out of control. To be clearer, I've dedicated most of my reading effort towards reading literature from the so-called developing world and … Continue reading "Five of my all-time favourite African novels (well, six)"

Bones by Chenjerai Hove

Bones

Buy Bones 2nd ed. by Hove, Chenjerai (ISBN: 9780908311033) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

Love Is Power, Or Something Like That by Igoni Barrett - From Nairobi to Lagos, from sex with an expat to a man with a smelly mouth problem, this collection of short stories will make you laugh, and cry.

The TIA 100 - Best Books, 2010-2014

This is Africa's 100 Best Books in fiction, poetry, memoir and non-fiction, published between 2010 and 2014, selected by Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, Oris Aigbokhaevbolo, Kagure Mugo and Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire

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Petina Gappah (auteur de Le livre de Memory) - Babelio

Biographie, bibliographie, lecteurs et citations de Petina Gappah. Petina Gappah a étudié le droit dans les universités de Cambridge, de Graz et du Zimbabwe. Elle est ..

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The latest Tweets from Hannah Azieb Pool (@HannahPool). Artistic Director & CEO @BGACentre Journalist, author & curator. Books: Fashion Cities Africa & My Fathers' Daughter. Pic: Aida Muluneh. London via Eritrea

Chibundu Onuzo talks about her debut novel The Spider King's Daughter.
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KENYA: book, Weight of Whispers by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor. Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor is a Kenyan writer who was educated at Jomo Kenyatta University and the University of Reading. She won the Caine Prize for the story Weight of Whispers, which considers an aristocratic Rwandan refugee in Kenya.
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KENYA: book, Weight of Whispers by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor. Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor is a Kenyan writer who was educated at Jomo Kenyatta University and the University of Reading. She won the Caine Prize for the story Weight of Whispers, which considers an aristocratic Rwandan refugee in Kenya.

Open city by Teju Cole

Open city by Cole, Teju

Stories from a Shona Childhood by Charles Mungoshi

Stories from a Shona Childhood

Stories from a Shona Childhood [Mungoshi, Charles] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Stories from a Shona Childhood

The Fishermen: A Novel by Chigozie Obioma

The Fishermen: A Novel

Amazon.com: The Fishermen: A Novel (9780316338356): Obioma, Chigozie: Books

Tram 83 by Fiston Mwanza Mujilla, translated by Roland Glasser (Jacaranda)

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Tram 83, the Man Booker International longlisted novel by Congolese author Fiston Mwanza Mujila, translated into English from French by Roland Glasser.