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The Gonjon Pin and Other Stories : The Caine Prize for African Writing 2014
O, Africa!
The American Mission
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


  • Congo by Mayi Ngwala
    Congo (Spirit of Darkness, #1)
    WIN AN AUTOGRAPHED COPY of the NAACP Image Awards nominated novel "Congo (Spirit of Darkness," written by th…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jun 01 - Aug 30, 2014
    1 copy available, 1487 people requesting
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  • Red Nile by Robert Twigger
    Red Nile: A Biography of the World's Greatest River
    Release date: Oct 07, 2014
    From religion, to language, to the stories rooted in our faith and history books, the Nile River has proven to be a constant fixture in mankind’s tale…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 19 - Sep 01, 2014
    10 copies available, 318 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • 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, 81 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • 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
    Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra FullerNervous Conditions by Tsitsi DangarembgaWhen a Crocodile Eats the Sun by Peter GodwinMukiwa by Peter GodwinThe Last Resort by Douglas Rogers
    Books Set in Zimbabwe
    89 books — 66 voters
    Dreams Come True by Bridgitte LesleyLong Walk to Freedom by Nelson MandelaDisgrace by J.M. CoetzeeCry, the Beloved Country by Alan PatonMy Traitor's Heart by Rian Malan
    Best South African reads
    137 books — 87 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
    Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieWe Need New Names by NoViolet BulawayoLyrics Alley by Leila AboulelaHow to Write about Africa by Binyavanga WainainaOne Day I Will Write About This Place by Binyavanga Wainaina
    Caine Nominated Authors
    94 books — 4 voters

    Diane Johnson
    Diane Johnson Lulu in Marrakech
    Rather more directly than usual, though I think of all my novels — and maybe all novels — as political in some sense. My immediate interest was engaged by living part of the year in France, where there is a large Muslim population
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    I've never really wanted to go to Japan. Simply because I don’t like eating fish. And I know that's very popular out there in Africa.
    Britney Spears

    Barbara Kingsolver
    In Kilanga, people knew nothing of things they might have had - a Frigidaire? a washer-dryer combination? Really, they'd sooner imagine a tree that could pull up its feet and go bake bread. It didn't occur to them to feel sorry for themselves.
    Barbara Kingsolver

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    Q&A with John Colman Wood ...April 18, 2012 to May 18, 2012...

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    Around the World in 80 Books Reading takes you places. Where in the world will your next book take you? If you love world lit…more

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    Q&A with Isaiah Washington ...June 28, 2011 to August 28, 2011...

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    The Leopard Princess
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