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Petals of Blood
3.87
**spoiler alert** Complicated, riveting, beautifully written...

Response for class:

At the beginning of "Petals of Blood," the individual pasts of Munir...more
Feb 18, 2010
Feb 07, 2010
 
The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born
3.97
**spoiler alert** Response for class:

Despite the delicate and artistic command Armah has over his words, I found "The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born"...more
Feb 07, 2010
Feb 01, 2010
 
Our Sister Killjoy
3.77
**spoiler alert** While attempting to add a new dimension to the many-sided story of colonialism, Aidoo seems to accidentally present us with a flat o...more
Feb 24, 2010
Feb 17, 2010
 
The Wretched of the Earth (Penguin Modern Classics)
4.16
Started this today, and have only read the preface, but holy shit, Sartre's preface is the preface to end all prefaces. I am stoked for this.

... Turns...more
Jan 25, 2010
Jan 19, 2010
 
Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)
3.55
**spoiler alert** Response for class:

Fanon's stressing of the importance of self-determination being essential to an individual's freedom is an impor...more
Jan 31, 2010
Jun 06, 2009
 
Kabongo
4.00
Made me thankful that I've been to Africa, and terribly sad that nothing is not contaminated and sacred, really. Well, things are sacred. Many things...more
Apr 22, 2009
Apr 23, 2009
 
What is the What
4.15
First exposure I ever really got to real African problems.
Jan 2007
Sep 22, 2009
 
Return to Laughter: An Anthropological Novel
3.54
Nov 2010
Nov 04, 2010
 
The Open Door
4.28
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Apr 07, 2010
Mar 30, 2010
 
The Thief and the Dogs
3.63
None
Mar 30, 2010
Mar 23, 2010
 
Maps
3.78
None
Mar 23, 2010
Feb 27, 2010
 
Season of Migration to the North
3.77
None
Apr 16, 2010
Apr 08, 2010
 
In the Country of Men
3.60
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not set
Apr 27, 2010
 
Going Solo
3.98
None
May 14, 2010
May 12, 2010
 
Heart of Darkness
3.40
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not set
May 25, 2010
 
The Wedding of Zein and Other Stories
3.73
None
Aug 2010
Aug 01, 2010
 
African Psycho
3.39
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not set
Apr 25, 2009
 
Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic Among the Azande
3.86
None
not set
Apr 20, 2011
 
The Dead Will Arise: Nongqawuse and the Great Xhosa Cattle-Killing Movement of 1856-7
3.56
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Jul 04, 2012
Feb 12, 2012
 
The Heart of Redness
3.72
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Feb 27, 2012
Feb 27, 2012
 
The Madonna of Excelsior
3.87
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not set
Jul 04, 2012
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