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New Releases Tagged "Africa"

Larger Than Life (Novella)
The Gonjon Pin and Other Stories : The Caine Prize for African Writing 2014
Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3)
Cutting for Stone
The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden
Boy, Snow, Bird
A House in the Sky
The Shining Girls
Uganda Be Kidding Me
Hard Choices
We Need New Names
The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon (No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, #14)
The Time in Between
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story


  • The Last Savanna by Mike Bond
    The Last Savanna
    With Africa's last elephants dying under the poachers' guns, Kenya rancher and former SAS officer Ian MacAdam leads a commando squad against them. Pur…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 28 - Sep 05, 2014
    10 copies available, 128 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Ambassadors by George Lerner
    The Ambassadors
    Release date: Sep 15, 2014
    “With a documentarian's depth of field and a novelist's perspicacity, George Lerner expertly and poignantly illuminates the trials of nations and the…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 07 - Sep 07, 2014
    3 copies available, 171 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Hangman's Replacement by Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
    The Hangman's Replacement: Sprout of Disruption
    The Hangman's Replacement is the first in a series that will eventually have up to eight books.


    Zimbabwe’s last hangman retired in 2004. As t…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 20 - Sep 18, 2014
    5 copies available, 198 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)
    The Poisonwood Bible
    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency  (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #1)
    Half of a Yellow Sun
    A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
    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
    Out of Africa
    We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families
    Tears of the Giraffe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, #2)
    Purple Hibiscus
    The Jungle Book by Rudyard KiplingBeak of the Moon by Philip TempleCongo by Michael CrichtonTarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice BurroughsJurassic Park by Michael Crichton
    Rainforests and Jungles of the World
    122 books — 2 voters
    The Snow Leopard by Peter MatthiessenThe Jungle Book by Rudyard KiplingThe Tribe of Tiger by Elizabeth Marshall ThomasThe African Leopard by Theodore N. BaileyEye of the Leopard by Dereck Joubert
    Books for Leopard Lovers
    26 books — 2 voters

    Ant Egg Soup by Natacha Du Pont de BieLemon Tart by Josi S. KilpackAshes In The Trevi Fountain by NeniAmazing Lemonade Recipes To Thirst For! by Amber RichardsFried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
    Cooking the Books
    30 books — 5 voters
    The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara KingsolverOut of Africa by Karen BlixenThe Liquidator by Iain ParkeThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall SmithDon't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller
    Best books for an African Safari
    334 books — 375 voters

    Things Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichiePurple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieThe Liquidator by Iain ParkeSo Long a Letter by Mariama Bâ
    African Fiction
    213 books — 199 voters
    Diplomacy by Henry KissingerGhost Wars by Steve CollThe Cold War by John Lewis GaddisThe Looming Tower by Lawrence WrightBlowback by Chalmers Johnson
    American Foreign Policy
    246 books — 126 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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    Ryszard Kapuściński
    The continent is too large to describe. It is a veritable ocean, a separate planet, a varied, immensely rich cosmos. Only with the greatest simplification, for the sake of convenience, can we say 'Africa'. In reality, except as a geographical appellation, Africa does not exist.
    Ryszard Kapuściński, The Cobra's Heart

    Nelson Mandela
    During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.
    Nelson Mandela

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    Harmattan Rain
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    The Kraals of Ulundi: A Novel of the Zulu War
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