Western Africa

Books in this genre are set in or about West Africa.

Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)
Half of a Yellow Sun
Purple Hibiscus
Homegoing
Americanah
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
Aya (Aya #1)
The Girl with the Louding Voice
The Fishermen
My Sister, the Serial Killer
The Death of Vivek Oji
Freshwater
No Longer at Ease (The African Trilogy, #2)
God's Bits of Wood
The Thing Around Your Neck
This Child Will Be Great by Ellen Johnson SirleafLove Falls On Us by Robbie Corey-Boulet
Liberia
2 books — 1 voter
The Radiance of the King by Camara Laye
Guinea
1 book — 2 voters

Things Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieA Man of the People by Chinua AchebeRoots by Alex HaleyAncestor Stones by Aminatta Forna
History through Novels: West Africa
46 books — 33 voters
Aya by Marguerite AbouetThe Secrets Come Out by Marguerite AbouetLove Falls On Us by Robbie Corey-Boulet
Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
3 books — 1 voter

One Plastic Bag by Miranda  PaulTrials Elsewhere by R. MatthiasImmersed in West Africa by Terry Lister
Best Books About The Gambia
3 books — 3 voters
Things Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeCutting for Stone by Abraham   VergheseThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara KingsolverHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
Fictitious Africa
484 books — 266 voters


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