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  • 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 ...
  • The Parking Lot Attendant: A Novel
    Nafkote Tamirat
    Paperback: 08/27/2019
     
    A mesmerizing, indelible coming-of-age story about a girl in Boston's tightly-knit Ethiopian community who ...
  • When the Plums Are Ripe
    Patrice Nganang
    Hardcover: 08/13/2019
     
    The second volume in a magisterial trilogy, the story of Cameroon caught between empires during World War II.
  • My Sister, the Serial Killer
    Oyinkan Braithwaite
    Paperback: 07/30/2019
     
    A short, darkly funny, hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very ...
  • Call Me American: A Memoir
    Abdi Nor Iftin
    Paperback: 05/07/2019
     
    The incredible true story of a boy living in war-torn Somalia who escapes to America--first by way of the ...

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