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2014 Group Read Nominations > April 2014 Group Read: North Africa & Australia/other Island states

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message 1: by ConnorD (last edited Feb 16, 2014 11:49PM) (new)

ConnorD | 181 comments Please nominate two books as follows:
1. One book from authors of African descent in North Africa
2. One book from authors of African descent in Australia or other island states such as Mauritius, Madagascar, New Zealand

NORTH AFRICA
The Orchard of Lost Souls
Woman at Point Zero

AUSTRALIA/ISLAND STATES
Blessed Are The Dead
Translations From The Night: Selected Poems Of Jean Joseph Rabearivelo
Story About Feeling


message 2: by Beverly (new)

Beverly I nominate for North African author:

The Orchard of Lost Souls by Nadifa Mohamed

The Orchard of Lost Souls by Nadifa Mohamed


message 3: by Donald (new)

Donald | 126 comments Woman at Point Zero is my nomination - have not read any book by this author. Does anyone know if this is the best book from her many to read first?


message 4: by Beverly (new)

Beverly Donald wrote: "Woman at Point Zero is my nomination - have not read any book by this author. Does anyone know if this is the best book from her many to read first?"

That is the only book I read by that author.


message 5: by Beverly (new)

Beverly Does Malla Nunn count for Australian writer?


message 6: by ConnorD (new)

ConnorD | 181 comments She was born in Swaziland but lives in Australia. I think we can add her to this list. Which book would you like to nominate Beverly?


message 7: by Beverly (new)

Beverly C.D. wrote: "She was born in Swaziland but lives in Australia. I think we can add her to this list. Which book would you like to nominate Beverly?"

Blessed Are The Dead (Detective Emmanuel Cooper #3) by Malla Nunn

Blessed Are The Dead by Malla Nunn


message 8: by Susan (new)

Susan I was going to read this book for Madagascar:

Translations From The Night: Selected Poems Of Jean Joseph Rabearivelo


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