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Binti (Binti, #1)
The Green Road
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The Taste of Fear
Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth
The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden
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The Illegal
Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)
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Half of a Yellow Sun
Heart of Darkness
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
Cutting for Stone
King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa
What is the What
Cry, the Beloved Country
Out of Africa
Purple Hibiscus
Tears of the Giraffe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, #2)
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Plight of a Nation
227 books — 70 voters
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305 books — 133 voters
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Conflict-Zone Journalism
140 books — 71 voters

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Best South African Books
114 books — 62 voters
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1,233 books — 1,220 voters

Alexander McCall Smith
Alexander McCall Smith Tea Time for the Traditionally Built (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, #10)
I think it is important to remember that, in spite of [HIV], countries in sub-Saharan Africa keep going as best they can, and therefore we should not concentrate exclusively on writing about the bad things in Africa. There is plenty of good news, and there are many very good things happening there, so why should we not celebrate these?
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Tom Hiddleston
We pull on to the road, where our only company are the wandering cattle, who have become commonplace as traffic lights. Lethargic and listless, they look like they've been roaming the roads of Guinea since the dawn of time. And no doubt they will continue to long after we're gone.
Tom Hiddleston

Thomas Jefferson
No body wishes more than I do to see such proofs as you exhibit, that nature has given to our black brethren, talents equal to those of the other colors of men, and that the appearance of a want of them is owing merely to the degraded condition of their existence, both in Africa & America.
Thomas Jefferson, Letters of Thomas Jefferson

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