Results for General Fiction + Immigrants & Expatriates + Contemporary, set in Africa

Select your view:
Order books by:
  • We Need New Names : A Novel
    NoViolet Bulawayo
    Paperback: 05/20/2014
     
    Darling is only 10 years old, and yet she must navigate a fragile and violent world. But Darling has a chance ...
  • Americanah
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    Paperback: 03/11/2014
     
    Fearless, gripping, at once darkly funny and tender, spanning three continents and numerous lives, Americanah ...
  • A Dark Redemption
    Stav Sherez
    Paperback: 06/04/2013
     
    A Dark Redemption introduces DI Jack Carrigan and DS Geneva Miller as they investigate the brutal rape and ...
  • The Forgiven : A Novel
    Lawrence Osborne
    Paperback: 06/04/2013
     
    In this stylish, haunting novel, journalist and novelist Lawrence Osborne explores the reverberations of a ...
  • A Bit of Difference
    Sefi Atta
    Paperback: 12/17/2012
     
    A new novel from the winner of the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa.
  • How to Read the Air
    Dinaw Mengestu
    Paperback: 10/04/2011
     
    A heartbreaking literary masterwork about love, family, and the power of imagination, which confirms Mengestu'...
  • The Camel Bookmobile
    Masha Hamilton
    Paperback: 04/01/2008
     
    The Camel Bookmobile follows an American librarian who travels to the arid bush of northeastern Kenya to give ...

Full results are for members only - but you can cross-reference more than one theme by using the buttons in the right column. Explore the many benefits of membership here.

The reviewer of each book decides which categories it belongs in - but we're only human, mistakes happen. If you see a book that you think is in the wrong place, tell us!

Total books found: 8

Page 1 of 2
Membership Advantages
  • Reviews
  • "Beyond the Book" backstories
  • Free books to read and review (US only)
  • Find books by time period, setting & theme
  • Read-alike suggestions by book and author
  • Book club discussions
  • and much more!
  • Just $10 for 3 months or $35 for a year
  • More about membership!
Filter by Genre
Genre: Adult Fiction
Novels - 7
Thrillers - 2

Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers in Detail (Adult Books)
Police & Law Enforcement - 1

Books thatinspire you.Handpicked.

Books you'll stay up all night reading; books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, books that will expand your mind and inspire you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.