Results for General Fiction, set in Africa

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  • Under the Udala Trees
    Chinelo Okparanta
    Paperback: 09/20/2016
     
    Inspired by Nigeria's folktales and its war, Under the Udala Trees is a deeply searching, powerful ...
  • Homegoing
    Yaa Gyasi
    Hardcover: 06/07/2016
     
    A novel of breathtaking sweep and emotional power that traces three hundred years in Ghana and along the way ...
  • Circling the Sun: A Novel
    Paula McLain
    Paperback: 05/31/2016
     
    The extraordinary adventures of a woman before her time, the exhilaration of freedom and its cost, and the ...
  • This House Is Not for Sale
    E.C. Osondu
    Paperback: 02/02/2016
     
    A vivid, fully imagined portrait of an extraordinary African family and the house that holds them together.
  • Recipes for Love and Murder: A Tannie Maria Mystery
    Sally Andrew
    Hardcover: 11/03/2015
     
    A bright new talent makes her fiction debut with this first entry in a delicious crime set in rural South ...
  • The Laughing Monsters
    Denis Johnson
    Paperback: 10/13/2015
     
    Denis Johnson's The Laughing Monsters is a high-suspense tale of kaleidoscoping loyalties in the post-9/...
  • The Orchard of Lost Souls
    Nadifa Mohamed
    Paperback: 06/16/2015
     
    From one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists, a stunning novel illuminating Somalia's tragic...

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