Results for General Fiction + Strong Female Leads + Contemporary, set in Africa

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  • My Sister, the Serial Killer
    Oyinkan Braithwaite
    Hardcover: 11/20/2018
     
    A short, darkly funny, hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very ...
  • Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree
    Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
    Hardcover: 09/04/2018
     
    Based on interviews with young women who were kidnapped by Boko Haram, a Muslim terrorist group, this poignant...
  • The Parking Lot Attendant: A Novel
    Nafkote Tamirat
    Hardcover: 03/13/2018
     
    A mesmerizing, indelible coming-of-age story about a girl in Boston's tightly-knit Ethiopian community who ...
  • Recipes for Love and Murder: A Tannie Maria Mystery
    Sally Andrew
    Paperback: 09/27/2016
     
    A bright new talent makes her fiction debut with this first entry in a delicious crime set in rural South ...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...

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