Results for General Fiction, set in Africa

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  • The Shadow King: A Novel
    Maaza Mengiste
    Paperback: 10/01/2020
     
    Shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize, and named a best book of the year by the New York Times, NPR, Elle, ...
  • A Girl is A Body of Water
    Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
    Hardcover: 09/01/2020
     
    International-award-winning author Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi's novel is a sweeping and powerful portrait of a...
  • His Only Wife
    Peace Adzo Medie
    Hardcover: 09/01/2020
     
    "Elikem married me in absentia; he did not come to our wedding."
  • When the Plums Are Ripe
    Patrice Nganang
    Paperback: 08/11/2020
     
    The second volume in a magisterial trilogy, the story of Cameroon caught between empires during World War II.
  • The Old Drift
    Namwali Serpell
    Paperback: 03/19/2020
     
    An electrifying debut from the winner of the 2015 Caine Prize for African writing, The Old Drift is the Great ...
  • Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree
    Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
    Paperback: 03/10/2020
     
    Based on interviews with young women who were kidnapped by Boko Haram, a Muslim terrorist group, this poignant...
  • Black Leopard, Red Wolf: The Dark Star Trilogy
    Marlon James
    Paperback: 02/04/2020
     
    In the stunning first novel in Marlon James's Dark Star trilogy, myth, fantasy, and history come together to ...

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