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City of the Sun
Murder at Cape Three Points
The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor
The Soccer Fence: A story of friendship, hope, and apartheid in South Africa
Thirty Girls
Beauty and the Beast


  • In the Days of Humans by Terry R. Hill
    In the Days of Humans (Third Exodus)


    "I found the novel worthwhile…This novel is better for readers who like to ponder science and philosophy…" -- Piers Anthony

    "It's a sat…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Apr 23 - Apr 25, 2014
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  • The Sad Artist and Other Fairytales by Ndiritu Wahome
    The Sad Artist and Other Fairytales
    Release date: Mar 14, 2014
    In Ndiritu Wahome’s first published book, he charms, tantalizes and engages his readers with a collection of fairytales for all ages. From a story-tel…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Mar 14 - May 01, 2014
    2 copies available, 622 people requesting
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  • Mission Rwanda by Therese Zink
    Mission Rwanda
    Release date: Jan 06, 2014
    Dr. Ann McLannly blames herself for her niece’s death. And after her mother dies she volunteers with an international mission in Rwanda. Pressed into…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Apr 06 - May 06, 2014
    10 copies available, 364 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB
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  • Radiance of Tomorrow
    All Our Names
    Yes, Chef: A Memoir
    The Time in Between
    Mr. Fox
    The Housemaid's Daughter
    Zoo City
    Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away
    Tea Time for the Traditionally Built (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #10)
    A House in the Sky
    Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
    The Ashford Affair
    I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced
    The Liquidator by Iain ParkeThings Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeLong Walk to Freedom by Nelson MandelaThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall SmithThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
    Books about AFRICA or by AFRICAN AUTHORS
    343 books — 139 voters
    Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales by Nelson MandelaAfrica Has a Future by Peter Mutanda waNdebeleSinging Away the Hunger by Mpho M'Atsepo NthunyaThe Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William KamkwambaSewe Dae by die Silbersteins by Etienne Leroux
    Southern Africa
    48 books — 13 voters

    The Snows Of Kilimanjaro And Other Stories by Ernest HemingwayJambo Means Hello by Muriel L. FeelingsBringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain by Verna AardemaSeason of Migration to the North by Tayeb SalihCutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
    East Africa
    103 books — 30 voters

    Kindred by Octavia E. ButlerParable of the Sower by Octavia E. ButlerDawn by Octavia E. ButlerThe Living Blood by Tananarive DueLilith's Brood by Octavia E. Butler
    Black Speculative Fiction
    70 books — 36 voters
    The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara KingsolverThe Ashford Affair by Lauren WilligA Spear of Summer Grass by Deanna RaybournMemoirs of Cleopatra by Margaret GeorgeTrade Wind by M.M. Kaye
    Historical fiction: Africa
    52 books — 14 voters

    Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)
    The Poisonwood Bible
    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency  (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #1)
    A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
    Half of a Yellow Sun
    Cutting for Stone
    What is the What
    King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa
    Cry, the Beloved Country
    Little Bee
    We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families
    Out of Africa
    Tears of the Giraffe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, #2)
    Purple Hibiscus

    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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    Karen Blixen
    If I know a song of Africa, of the giraffe and the African new moon lying on her back, of the plows in the fields and the sweaty faces of the coffee pickers, does Africa know a song of me? Will the air over the plain quiver with a color that I have had on, or the children invent a game in which my name is, or the full moon throw a shadow over the gravel of the drive that was like me, or will the eagles of the Ngong Hills look out for me?
    Karen Blixen

    Jarod Kintz
    Last year I built a Courage Machine, but I thought it might be noisy and was too afraid to turn it on. So I coated it with glue, covered it with cat hair, mounted it on my wall, and started claiming it was an exotic animal I killed on a Safari in Africa. I'd like to believe people believe me, on account of it being so strange that it has to be true.
    Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not for Sale

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    The Rowan Tree: A Novel (Excerpt)
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    Here, the mosquitoes are Government property
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