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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • The Names of Things
    John Colman Wood
    Paperback: 04/01/2012
     
    Set in a windswept wilderness menaced by hyenas and lions, anthropologist John Colman Wood's debut novel is an...
  • Skinner's Drift
    Lisa Fugard
    Paperback: 04/27/2006
     
    In this beautiful first novel set in South Africa, Lisa Fugard paints a haunting portrait of a family ...
  • The Icarus Girl
    Helen Oyeyemi
    Paperback: 04/11/2006
     
    Helen Oyeyemi draws on Nigerian mythology to present a strikingly original variation on a classic literary ...

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