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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 21 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Zainab Takes New York by Ayesha Harruna Attah
    Zainab Takes New York - by Ayesha Harruna Attah

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781472288394 | ISBN 10: 1472288394

    ***INCLUDED IN THE AFRICA CENTER’S ROUND-UP OF 50 NOTABLE AFRICAN BOOKS OF 2021***   Zainab Sekyi is on a quest to find herself...  She’s moving to New York City to pursue her lifelong dream to become an illustrator, but she does ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Men Want to Know by Nina Bouraoui
    All Men Want to Know - by Nina Bouraoui

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241447734 | ISBN 10: 0241447739

    AN INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF AN ENGLISH PEN TRANSLATES AWARD   All Men Want to Know traces Nina Bouraoui's blissful childhood in Algeria, a wild, sun-soaked paradise, with hazy summer afternoons spent swimming, diving, and driving ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moroccan Daughter by Deborah Rodriguez
    The Moroccan Daughter - by Deborah Rodriguez

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780751574609 | ISBN 10: 0751574600

    The brand new novel from the internationally bestselling author of The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul.   In Morocco, behind the ancient walls of the medina, secrets will be revealed...  Amina Bennis has come back to her childhood home in Morocco ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kintu by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
    Kintu - by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786074430 | ISBN 10: 1786074435

    An award-winning debut that vividly reimagines Uganda's troubled history through the cursed bloodline of the Kintu clan.   The breathtaking debut from the winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize and the Windham-Campbell Prize for Fiction 2018 ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hundred Wells of Salaga by Ayesha Harruna Attah
    The Hundred Wells of Salaga - by Ayesha Harruna Attah

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911115519 | ISBN 10: 1911115510

    Aminah lives an idyllic life in the village of Botu, until she is brutally separated from her home and forced on a journey that will turn her from a daydreamer into a resilient woman. Wurche, the wilful daughter of a chief, is desperate to play an im ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Sunday At The Pool In Kigali by Gil Courtemanche
    A Sunday At The Pool In Kigali - by Gil Courtemanche

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781782118886 | ISBN 10: 1782118888

    A modern classic of immense power and and poignancy set amidst the horror of war.   In the middle of Kigali is a swimming pool at the Hôtel des Mille-Collines. It is a magnet for a privileged group of residents, a place where middle-class Rwa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dance of the Jakaranda by Peter Kimani
    Dance of the Jakaranda - by Peter Kimani

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781846592096 | ISBN 10: 1846592097

    New York Times Notable Book of the Year   1963. Kenya is on the verge of independence from British colonial rule. In the Great Rift Valley, Kenyans of all backgrounds come together in the previously white-only establishment of the Jakaranda Ho ... more

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  • Cover image of book Migrations: New Short Fiction from Africa by Efemia Chela (Editor)
    Migrations: New Short Fiction from Africa - by Efemia Chela (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781780264059 | ISBN 10: 1780264054

    Short Story Day Africa brings together writers, readers, booksellers, publishers, teachers and school children from all over the globe to write, submit, read, workshop and discuss stories. This is the fourth in the SSDA collection of anthologies whic ... more

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  • Cover image of book Swing Time by Zadie Smith
    Swing Time - by Zadie Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141036601 | ISBN 10: 0141036605

    An ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from north west London to West Africa, from the multi-award-winning author of White Teeth and On Beauty.   Two brown girls dream of being dancers - but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other has ideas: abo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Day Ends Like Any Day by Timothy Ogene
    The Day Ends Like Any Day - by Timothy Ogene

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910688298 | ISBN 10: 1910688290

    Sam, a young Nigerian whose father only speaks to the children once he has taken on enough alcohol, and whose mother won’t accept that Sam is different from his siblings, is formed by the people he meets, the gay young man he cannot rescue from his ... more

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  • Cover image of book Traces of Sandalwood by Anna Soler-Pont and Asha Mir
    Traces of Sandalwood - by Anna Soler-Pont and Asha Mir

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9789462380578 | ISBN 10: 9462380570

    Muna, a young Indian orphan, is working in a carpet factory in Bombay. She cannot forget about her sister Sita, from whom she was separated. Sita, who lives in an orphanage in the same city, doesnt remember her older sister and dreams about having a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Africa39: New Writing from Africa South of the Sahara by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey (Editor)
    Africa39: New Writing from Africa South of the Sahara - by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408869024 | ISBN 10: 1408869020

    Africa has produced some of the best writing of the twentieth century from Chinua Achebe, Ayi Kwei Armah, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, and the Nobel Laureates Wole Soyinka, Nadine Gordimer, J.M. Coetzee and Doris Lessing, to more recent talents like Nuruddin F ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Memory by Petina Gappah
    The Book of Memory - by Petina Gappah

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571296842 | ISBN 10: 057129684x

    The story you have asked me to tell begins not with the ignominious ugliness of Lloyd's death but on a long-ago day in April when the sun seared my blistered face and I was nine years old and my father and mother sold me to a strange man. I say my fa ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Gonjon Pin and Other Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 2014 by Various authors
    The Gonjon Pin and Other Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 2014 - by Various authors

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780261744 | ISBN 10: 1780261748

    The Caine Prize for African Writing 2014 brings together the five shortlisted authors' stories along with 12 other stories from the best new writers. Insightful, arresting and entertaining - this collection reflects the richness and range of current ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anatomy of a Disappearance by Hisham Matar
    Anatomy of a Disappearance - by Hisham Matar

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780141027500 | ISBN 10: 0141027509

    Nuri is a young boy when his mother dies. It seems that nothing will fill the emptiness that her strange death leaves behind in the Cairo apartment he shares with his father. Until Mona. When Nuri first sees Mona, sitting in her b ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Final Bet by Abdelilah Hamdouchi
    The Final Bet - by Abdelilah Hamdouchi

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781906697068 | ISBN 10: 190669706x

    Casablanca. Othman, a handsome young Moroccan man, returns home to discover his elderly French wife, Sofia, brutally murdered in their bedroom. Highly educated but unemployed, Othman had been in desperate straits before meeting Sofia, who pampered hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Coconut by Kopano Matlwa
    Coconut - by Kopano Matlwa

    £10.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781770093362 | ISBN 10: 1770093362

    An exciting young voice has emerged that reflects the idiosyncratic nature of our young democracy.  Coconut is a story that deals with growing up as a black child in a white world. It is the story of black youth who grow up in white neighbourhoo ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Blinding Absence of Light. by Tahar Ben Jelloun (Linda Coverdale translator)
    This Blinding Absence of Light. - by Tahar Ben Jelloun (Linda Coverdale translator)

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780141022826 | ISBN 10: 0141022825

    In 1971 disaffected student Salim took part in a failed coup to oust King Hassan II of Morocco. With sixty others he was incarcerated in a secret prison complex in the Moroccon desert; they were to remain there for nearly twenty years. In starkly elo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Forest of the Pygmies by Isabel Allende
    Forest of the Pygmies - by Isabel Allende

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780007199648 | ISBN 10: 0007199643

    From one of the world's best loved storytellers, the trilogy that began with City of the Beasts comes to a thrilling climax. Alexander Cold knows all too well his grandmother Kate is never far from an adventure. When National Geographic commissions ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bamba Suso and Banna Kanute by Sunjata
    Bamba Suso and Banna Kanute - by Sunjata

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780140447361 | ISBN 10: 0140447369

    Sunjata Keita was the founder of one of the greatest empires of Western Africa. These two epic accounts of his life portray a greedy, slow-witted child - said to have crawled till the age of seven - who grew up as prophecy foretold to become a mighty ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Map of Love by Ahdaf Soueif
    The Map of Love - by Ahdaf Soueif

    £9.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780747545637 | ISBN 10: 0747545634

    In 1900 Lady Anna Winterbourne travels to Egypt where she falls in love with Sharif, an Egyptian Nationalist utterly committed to his country's cause.  A hundred years later, Isabel Parkman, and American divorcee and a descendant of Anna and Sha ... more

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