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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 17 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book She Called Me Woman: Nigeria
    She Called Me Woman: Nigeria's Queer Women Speak - by Azeenarh Mohammed, Chitra Nagarajan and Rafeeat Aliyu (Editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911115595 | ISBN 10: 1911115596

    “We decided to put together this collection of thirty narratives to correct the invisibility, the confusion, the caricaturising and the writing out of history.”   This stirring and intimate collection brings together 30 unique narratives t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lives of Great Men: Living and Loving as an African Gay Man by Chike Frankie Edozien
    Lives of Great Men: Living and Loving as an African Gay Man - by Chike Frankie Edozien

    £11.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780995516236 | ISBN 10: 0995516235

    From Victoria Island, Lagos to Brooklyn, U.S.A. to Accra, Ghana to Paris, France; from across the Diaspora to the heart of the African continent, in this memoir Nigerian journalist Chike Frankie Edozien offers a highly personal series of contemporary ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stolen Girls: Survivors of Boko Haram Tell Their Story by Wolfgang Bauer
    Stolen Girls: Survivors of Boko Haram Tell Their Story - by Wolfgang Bauer

    £21.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781620972571 | ISBN 10: 1620972573

    Former Boko Haram captives tell their terrifying and heartbreaking stories to a leading European journalist. "Over a six-year insurgency, Boko Haram has forced two million Nigerians from their homes, with upwards of one million refugees in Maidugu ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Gift from Darkness: How I Escaped with My Daughter from Boko Haram by Patience Ibrahim and Andrea C. Hoffmann
    A Gift from Darkness: How I Escaped with My Daughter from Boko Haram - by Patience Ibrahim and Andrea C. Hoffmann

    £13.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408708958 | ISBN 10: 1408708957

    A Gift from Darkness is the harrowing yet inspirational story of a young, pregnant Nigerian girl and the hell she endured for the sake of her unborn child when she was kidnapped by Boko Haram.  When Patience Ibrahim's husband died, she feare ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Chibok Girls: The Boko Haram Kidnappings & Islamic Militancy in Nigeria by Helon Habila
    The Chibok Girls: The Boko Haram Kidnappings & Islamic Militancy in Nigeria - by Helon Habila

    £6.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241980897 | ISBN 10: 0241980895

    An urgent Penguin Special investigating the 2014 mass-kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls by the world's deadliest terrorists.  On 14th April 2014, 276 girls disappeared from a secondary school in northern Nigeria, kidnapped by the world's deadlies ... more

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  • Cover image of book Boko Haram: Inside Nigeria
    Boko Haram: Inside Nigeria's Unholy War - by Mike Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784535537 | ISBN 10: 1784535532

    An insurgency in Nigeria by the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has left thousands dead, shaken Africa's biggest country and worried the world. Yet it remains a mysterious - almost unknowable - organisation. rough exhaustive on-the-ground reporti ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Way of Being Free by Ben Okri
    A Way of Being Free - by Ben Okri

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784082567 | ISBN 10: 1784082562

    From Booker Prize-winner Ben Okri: twelve of his most controversial non-fiction pieces form this collection on the theme of freedom.   Ranging from the personal to the analytical, covering subjects such as art, politics, storytelling and creat ... more

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  • Cover image of book There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra by Chinua Achebe
    There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra - by Chinua Achebe

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780241959206 | ISBN 10: 0241959209

    Chinua Achebe, the author of Things Fall Apart, is a writer whose moral courage and storytelling gifts have left an enduring stamp on world literature. There Was a Country is his long-awaited account of coming of age during the defining experience of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria by Noo Saro-Wiwa
    Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria - by Noo Saro-Wiwa

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847083319 | ISBN 10: 1847083315

    Noo Saro-Wiwa was brought up in England, but every summer she was dragged back to Nigeria - a country she viewed as an annoying parallel universe where she had to relinquish all her creature comforts and sense of individuality. Then her father, activ ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Swamp Full of Dollars: Pipelines and Paramilitaries at Nigeria
    A Swamp Full of Dollars: Pipelines and Paramilitaries at Nigeria's Oil Frontier - by Michael Peel

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848858404 | ISBN 10: 184885840x

    Nigeria is a country where petroleum prices and polio are both booming, where small villages challenge giant oil companies, and scooter drivers run their own mini-state. The oil-rich Delta region at the heart of it all is, as Peel shows us, a trouble ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Female King of Colonial Nigeria: Ahebi Ugbabe by Nwando Achebe
    The Female King of Colonial Nigeria: Ahebi Ugbabe - by Nwando Achebe

    £22.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780253222480 | ISBN 10: 0253222486

    An Igbo woman becomes king at a time of extraordinary change in Africa.  Nwando Achebe presents the fascinating history of an Igbo woman, Ahebi Ugbabe, who became king in colonial Nigeria. Ugbabe was exiled from Igboland, became a prostit ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Education of a British-Protected Child by Chinua Achebe
    The Education of a British-Protected Child - by Chinua Achebe

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141043616 | ISBN 10: 014104361x

    The pieces here span reflections on personal and collective identity, on home and family, on literature, language and politics, and on Achebe's lifelong attempt to reclaim the definition of 'Africa' for its own authorship.   For the first ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Role of the Press and Communication Technology in Democratization: The Nigerian Story by Aje-Ori Anna Agbese
    The Role of the Press and Communication Technology in Democratization: The Nigerian Story - by Aje-Ori Anna Agbese

    £115.00   hardback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780415981491 | ISBN 10: 0415981492

    In the 1990s, Nigeria, like several countries in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe and Latin America, underwent transition programs to return the country to democracy. Nigerias democratization in the 1990s was a civil and international movement to free N ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Month and a Day and Letters by Ken Saro-Wiwa
    A Month and a Day and Letters - by Ken Saro-Wiwa

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780954702359 | ISBN 10: 0954702352

    "Many people still remember how they felt when Ken Saro-Wiwa was judicially murdered. Some of us have spent the period trying to forget, as a strategy to mask our pain..."(Ken Wiwa, from a speech at the Remembering Ken Saro-Wiwa Commemoration, London ... more

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  • Cover image of book Arrest the Music! Fela and His Rebel Art and Politics by Tejumola Olaniyan
    Arrest the Music! Fela and His Rebel Art and Politics - by Tejumola Olaniyan

    £12.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780253217189 | ISBN 10: 0253217180

    A lively study of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, one of Africa's most popular and controversial musicians. The flamboyant originator of the 'Afrobeat' sound and self-proclaimed voice of the voiceless, Fela used music, sharp-tongued lyrics and derisive humour ... more

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  • Cover image of book Afrobeat! Fela and the Imagined Continent by Sola Olorunyomi
    Afrobeat! Fela and the Imagined Continent - by Sola Olorunyomi

    £17.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781592210725 | ISBN 10: 1592210724

    In the 1970s, as signs of decay began to show in the capitalist experiment of the newly independent African countries, a 'bard of misrule' emerged on the streets of Lagos. Often shirtless and armed with his trademark saxophone, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Juju: A Social History and Ethnography of an African Popular Music by Christopher Alan Waterman
    Juju: A Social History and Ethnography of an African Popular Music - by Christopher Alan Waterman

    £21.00   paperback   (1990) - ISBN 13: 9780226874654 | ISBN 10: 0226874656

    Now internationally know through the recordings of King Sunny Ade and His African Beats, Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey and his Inter-Reformers Band, Segun Adewale, and others, juju music has been produced for more than 50 years by the Yoruba people o ... more

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