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The Monk of Mokha
The Night Masquerade (Binti, #3)
A Gift From Darkness: How I Escaped with My Daughter from Boko Haram
From the Heart of Africa: A Book of Wisdom
Black Panther: Long Live the King #1
We Should All Be Feminists
Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
Behold the Dreamers
Binti (Binti, #1)
Homegoing
Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions
Stay with Me
Americanah
Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet, Book 1
The Night Masquerade (Binti, #3)
Leaving Time
Home (Binti, #2)
Circling the Sun
The Monk of Mokha
Swing Time
Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)
Half of a Yellow Sun
Americanah
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
Heart of Darkness
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
Cutting for Stone
Homegoing
King Leopold's Ghost
Cry, the Beloved Country
Out of Africa
Purple Hibiscus
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families
Tears of the Giraffe
Disgrace
Ghost Wars by Steve CollDiplomacy by Henry KissingerThe Looming Tower by Lawrence WrightThe Cold War by John Lewis GaddisLegacy of Ashes by Tim Weiner
American Foreign Policy
293 books — 220 voters
Blood River by Tim ButcherHow Europe Underdeveloped Africa by Walter RodneyThey Came Before Columbus by Ivan Van SertimaKing Leopold's Ghost by Adam HochschildThe African Origin of Civilization by Cheikh Anta Diop
Africa - Nonfiction
172 books — 125 voters

Things Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichiePurple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieSo Long a Letter by Mariama BâDisgrace by J.M. Coetzee
African Fiction
472 books — 316 voters
Sam Certainly Can by Bridgitte LesleyInkarna by Nerine DormanLucky Go Happy by Paul Van Der MerweUniverSoul Reflections by Peter MutandaFinding You by Jo Watson
Books by South African Authors
84 books — 63 voters

Blood River by Tim ButcherChasing the Devil by Tim ButcherThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara KingsolverOut of Africa by Isak DinesenThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
Best books for an African Safari
435 books — 680 voters
The Neverending Story by Michael EndeThe Last Wish by Andrzej SapkowskiTintenherz by Cornelia FunkeNight Watch by Sergei LukyanenkoKrew elfów by Andrzej Sapkowski
Fantasy - Beyond the English Language
295 books — 87 voters


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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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Peter Godwin
I feel to that the gap between my new life in New York and the situation at home in Africa is stretching into a gulf, as Zimbabwe spirals downwards into a violent dictatorship. My head bulges with the effort to contain both worlds. When I am back in New York, Africa immediately seems fantastical – a wildly plumaged bird, as exotic as it is unlikely. Most of us struggle in life to maintain the illusion of control, but in Africa that illusion is almost impossible to maintain. I always have the sen ...more
Peter Godwin, When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa

Barack Obama
The worst thing that colonialism did was to cloud our view of our past.
Barack Obama, Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

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