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2014 Group Read Nominations > March 2014 Group Read: East Africa & Europe/Asia

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message 1: by ConnorD (last edited Jan 11, 2014 12:08AM) (new)

ConnorD | 181 comments Please nominate for books in the following regions
1. One book from an East African author of African descent, and
2. Another from Authors of African descent from Europe/Asia

EAST AFRICA
Dust
Sweet and Sour Milk
Beneath the Lion's Gaze


EUROPE/ASIA
The Long Song
The Sexual Life of an Islamist in Paris


message 2: by Beverly (new)

Beverly My recommendation for a book by an East African writer

Dust by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

Dust by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

My recommendation for a book by an author of African descent from Europe/Asia:

The Long Song by Andrea Levy

The Long Song by Andrea Levy


message 3: by Susan (new)

Susan East Africa
Sweet and Sour Milk by Nurrudin Farah

I also nominated this for Great African Reads, but maybe you would also be interested in Beneath the Lion's Gaze.

To be honest, I'm not sure what qualifies as African Diaspora, but I'll put these up for consideration.
The Sexual Life of an Islamist in Paris and Escape to an Autumn Pavement


message 4: by Taylor (new)

Taylor | 5 comments Beneath the Lion's Gaze for East Africa


message 5: by Donald (new)

Donald | 126 comments Susan wrote: "East Africa
Sweet and Sour Milk by Nurrudin Farah

I also nominated this for Great African Reads, but maybe you would also be interested in Beneath the Lion's Gaze.

To..."


African diaspora - for this month is authors of African descent that are from Europe / Asia region.


message 6: by ConnorD (last edited Jan 11, 2014 12:13AM) (new)

ConnorD | 181 comments Thanks for the nominations so far for East Africa and Euro/Asia books written by authors of African descent living in these areas

View the first post on this thread for the current nominations


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