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Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music Hardcover by Angelique Kidjo #Benin #Africa

Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music by Angelique Kidjo #Benin #Africa – Akatasia :: African Style and Inspiration

Sprit Rising: My Life, My Music is an intimate memoir, that takes us on a journey from Angelique Kidjo humble beginning’s in her native country of Benin, to her current life as a singer/songwriter, humanitarian and U.N. Goodwill ambassador advocating Women’s rights. The book features personal recipes, lyrics and unreleased photos, and includes a foreword by Reverend […]

Imbolo Mbue - Author

Imbolo Mbue is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Behold the Dreamers, which won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, and How Beautiful We Were, a novel about the collision between a small African village and an American oil company that is destroying their land.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's "We Should All Be Feminists" | Book Culture
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's "We Should All Be Feminists"

Binti: A Novella | Nnedi Okorafor
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Binti: A Novella

The Eloquence of the Scribes: A Memoir on the Sources and Resources of African Literature: Ayi Kwei Armah: Amazon.com: Books

The Eloquence of the Scribes: A Memoir on the Sources and Resources of African Literature

The Eloquence of the Scribes: A Memoir on the Sources and Resources of African Literature [Ayi Kwei Armah] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Eloquence of the Scribes: A Memoir on the Sources and Resources of African Literature

The Boy who Spat in Sargrenti's Eye | CODE

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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.At first Charlotte basks in her wonderful new freedom, especially being out of the watchful eye of her controlling and opinionated father. She suddenly finds herself with…

Amazon.com: Born on a Tuesday: A Novel (9780802124821): Elnathan John: Books

Born on a Tuesday: A Novel

Amazon.com: Born on a Tuesday: A Novel (9780802124821): John, Elnathan: Books

Review: "The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu"

The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu and Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts (Simon & Schuster, $26) by former Newsweek foreign correspondent Joshua Hammer is the engrossing story of Abdel Kader Haidara, an archivist and historian who helped recreate Timbuktu's historic manuscript libraries in the 1980s, 90s, and 2000s, and then risked everything to rescue them from Islamic militants bent on destruction.

The days of defining African Literature within the confines of the poverty porn tradition seems to be at a distance; this year, we witnessed a surge in theme-defying works of fiction and poetry. Most of the novels that were released were from first time writers with fresh new voices that added to the already impressive collection of …
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The days of defining African Literature within the confines of the poverty porn tradition seems to be at a distance; this year, we witnessed a surge in theme-defying works of fiction and poetry. Most of the novels that were released were from first time writers with fresh new voices that added to the already impressive collection of …

Stephen Davies | Jottings and photos from a children's author living in Africa

Stephen Davies | children's author

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Good Morning Comrades (Biblioasis International Translation Series) by Ondjaki
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Good Morning Comrades (Biblioasis International Translation Series)

Amazon.com: Good Morning Comrades (Biblioasis International Translation Series) (9781897231401): Ondjaki, Henighan, Stephen: Books

Homegoing: A novel
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Born on a Tuesday: A Novel

Amazon.com: Born on a Tuesday: A Novel (9780802124821): John, Elnathan: Books

Our Lady of the Nile: A Novel: Scholastique Mukasonga, Melanie Mauthner: 9780914671039: Amazon.com: Books
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Our Lady of the Nile: A Novel

Amazon.com: Our Lady of the Nile: A Novel (9780914671039): Mukasonga, Scholastique, Mauthner, Melanie: Books

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LA TIMES-RAIN OR SHINE - Kwei Quartey

A few photos from the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on April 9 & 10, 2016. People came, despite the rain on Saturday 4/9/16. Bovard Auditorium, where the LA Times Book prize ceremony was held Inside the auditorium; ceremony officiated by the venerable Patt Morrison of the LA Times Chigozie Obioma, fellow African author, …

A Carrion Death: Introducing Detective Kubu (Detective Kubu Series): Michael Stanley: 9780061252419: Amazon.com: Books
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A Carrion Death: Introducing Detective Kubu (Detective Kubu Series)

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