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  • 30 Days to Taming Your Tongue: What You Say (and Don't Say) Will Improve Your Relationships
    30 Days to Taming Your Tongue: What You Say (and Don't Say) Will Improve Your Relationships
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  • A Pelican of the Wilderness
    A Pelican of the Wilderness
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    A Pelican of the Wilderness

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  • A Season For All Things
    A Season For All Things
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    A Season For All Things

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    African Violet and Other Stories (Caine Prize: Annual Prize for African Writing) by Various (2012)
    African Violet and Other Stories (Caine Prize: Annual Prize for African Writing) by Various (2012)
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    African Violet and Other Stories (Caine Prize: Annual Prize for African Writing) by Various (2012)

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    African Violet and Other Stories (Caine Prize: Annual Prize for African Writing) by Various (2012)
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  • Afro - The Girl with the Magical Hair
    Afro - The Girl with the Magical Hair
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  • Americanah book
    Americanah book
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    Americanah

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    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Author) One of The New York Times's Ten Best Books of the Year Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction An NPR "Great Reads" Book, a Chicago Tribune Best Book, a Washington Post Notable Book, aSeattle Times Best Book, an Entertainment Weekly Top Fiction Book, a Newsday Top 10 Book, and a Goodreads Best of the Year pick. A powerful, tender story of race and identity by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author ofHalf of a Yellow Sun. Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-9/11 America closed to him, he instead plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion—for each other and for their homeland.
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    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Author) One of The New York Times's Ten Best Books of the Year Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction An NPR "Great Reads" Book, a Chicago Tribune Best Book, a Washington Post Notable Book, aSeattle Times Best Book, an Entertainment Weekly Top Fiction Book, a Newsday Top 10 Book, and a Goodreads Best of the Year pick. A powerful, tender story of race and identity by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author ofHalf of a Yellow Sun. Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-9/11 America closed to him, he instead plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion—for each other and for their homeland.
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  • Are We The Turning Point Generation
    Are We The Turning Point Generation
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    Beasts of No Nation: A Novel

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    Uzodinma Iweala (Author) The harrowing, utterly original debut novel by Uzodinma Iweala about the life of a child soldier in a war-torn African country—now a critically-acclaimed Netflix original film directed by Cary Fukunaga (True Detective) and starring Idris Elba (Mandela, The Wire). As civil war rages in an unnamed West-African nation, Agu, the school-aged protagonist of this stunning debut novel, is recruited into a unit of guerilla fighters. Haunted by his father’s own death at the hands of militants, which he fled just before witnessing, Agu is vulnerable to the dangerous yet paternal nature of his new commander. While the war rages on, Agu becomes increasingly divorced from the life he had known before the conflict started—a life of school friends, church services, and time with his family, still intact. As he vividly recalls these sunnier times, his daily reality continues to spin further downward into inexplicable brutality, primal fear, and loss of selfhood. In a powerful, strikingly original voice, Uzodinma Iweala leads the reader through the random travels, betrayals, and violence that mark Agu’s new community. Electrifying and engrossing, Beasts of No Nation announces the arrival of an extraordinary new writer.
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  • Black Ass
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    Black Ass

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    A. Igoni Barrett (Author) Furo Wariboko, a young Nigerian, awakes the morning before a job interview to find that he's been transformed into a white man. In this condition he plunges into the bustle of Lagos to make his fortune. With his red hair, green eyes, and pale skin, it seems he's been completely changed. Well, almost. There is the matter of his family, his accent, his name. Oh, and his black ass. Furo must quickly learn to navigate a world made unfamiliar and deal with those who would use him for their own purposes. Taken in by a young woman called Syreeta and pursued by a writer named Igoni, Furo lands his first-ever job, adopts a new name, and soon finds himself evolving in unanticipated ways. A. Igoni Barrett's Blackass is a fierce comic satire that touches on everything from race to social media while at the same time questioning the values society places on us simply by virtue of the way we look. As he did in Love Is Power, or Something Like That, Barrett brilliantly depicts life in contemporary Nigeria and details the double-dealing and code-switching that are implicit in everyday business. But it's Furo's search for an identity--one deeper than skin--that leads to the final unraveling of his own carefully constructed story.
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  • Born on a Tuesday
    Born on a Tuesday
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    Born on a Tuesday

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    Elnathan John (Author) Dantala lives in Bayan Layi, Nigeria and studies in a Sufi Quranic school. By chance he meets gang leader Banda, a nominal Muslim. Dantala is thrust into a world with fluid rules and casual violence. In the aftermath of presidential elections he runs away and ends up living in a Salafi mosque. Slowly and through the hurdles of adolescence, he embraces Salafism as preached by his new benefactor, Sheikh Jamal. Dantala falls in love with Sheikh's daughter, Aisha, and tries to court her within the acceptable limits of a conservative setting. All the while, Sheikh struggles to deal with growing jihadist extremism within his own ranks. This novel explores life, love, friendship, loss and the effects of extremist politics and religion on everyday life in Northern Nigeria.
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  • Burna Boy
    Burna Boy
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    Burma Boy

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    Biyi Bandele
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  • Chasing Facades
    Chasing Facades
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    Chasing Facades

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    Elizabeth Olushola Adeolu (Author) Detective Agency where she is a trainee detective. Driven by her passion to solve crimes – even as her brother’s murderer walks free – Tayo immerses herself in the job, delivering results that belie her newbie status. But when Tayo is assigned a new, high-profile case, her confidence is shaken. Lawrence Gbade, a popular, wealthy contractor is murdered in his home, and as Tayo digs deeper things become less certain. Was Gbade’s murder a robbery gone wrong, or something much more sinister? Even as self-doubt sets in, Tayo has to battle resentment from older, more experienced colleagues, an obnoxious male colleague and her growing attraction to Tony, the victim’s brother. Romance meets crime thriller in this gripping story of betrayal, rage and the facades we put up to hide our true selves
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    Chosen: A Tale of Purpose, Courage and Determination

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    Adesewa E. Adeoye (Author) The Novel, CHOSEN, speaks about how a young woman went the extra mile to take responsibility for an action which she could as well had refused. She had the choice of either looking death in the face on behalf of her people, or sticking her head in the ground and saving just her own skin.
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  • Cloth Girl
    Cloth Girl
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    Cloth Girl

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    Marilyn Heward Mills (Author) Matilda Quartey is fourteen years old when sophisticated black Gold Coast lawyer, Robert Bannerman, sets eyes on her and resolves to take her as his second wife. For Julie, his first wife, this is a colossal slap in the face; for Matilda it is an abrupt - and cruel - end to childhood. Entwined with their story - by turns funny and heartbreaking - is that of Alan Turton, new ADC to the Governor and his dissatisfied wife, Audrey, a hard-drinking accident waiting to happen, who is appalled by her new life. Marilyn Heward Mills's Africa is a cauldron of contradictions: fatalistic but brimming with optimism; outwardly Christian, yet profoundly superstitious and reliant on fetish priests; poverty-stricken, but rich in pride and family values; vibrant with colour yet darkened by violence; exhausting, yet exhilarating. For Matilda it is her passionately loved homeland; for Audrey it is a prison. For the men it is a land of opportunity, where careers can be made and broken, fortunes lost and won. And for all of them the events of these ten years will shape and define their lives forever.
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    Daughters Who Walk This Path

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    Yejide Kilanko (Author)

    SPIRITED AND INTELLIGENT, MORAYO grows up surrounded by school friends and family in busy, modern-day Ibadan. An adoring little sister, their traditional parents, and a host of aunties and cousins make Morayo’s home their own. So there’s nothing unusual about her charming but troubled cousin Bros T moving in with the family. At first Morayo and her sister are delighted, but in her innocence, nothing prepares Morayo for the shameful secret Bros T forces upon her.

    Thrust into a web of oppressive silence woven by the adults around her, Morayo must learn to protect herself and her sister from a legacy of silence shared by the women in her family. Only her Aunt Morenike provides Morayo with a safe home and a sense of female community that sustains her as she develops into a young woman in bustling, politically charged, often violent Nigeria.

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    Easy Motion Tourist

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    Laya Adenle (Author) Guy Collins, a British hack, is hunting for an election story in Lagos. A decision to check out a local bar in Victoria Island ends up badly - a mutilated female body is discarded close by and Collins is picked up as a suspect. In the murk of a hot, groaning and bloody police station cell, Collins fears the worst. But then Amaka, a sassy guardian angel of Lagos working girls, talks the police station chief around. She assumes Collins is a BBC journo who can broadcast the city's witchcraft and body parts trade that she's on a one-woman mission to stop.With Easy Motion Tourist's astonishing cast, Tarantino has landed in Lagos. This page turning debut crime novel pulses with the rhythm of Nigeria's mega-city, reeks of its open drains and sparkles like the champagne quaffed in its upmarket districts.
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  • Every Day is for the Thief
    Every Day is for the Thief
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    Every Day is for the Thief

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    Teju Cole (Author) A young man returns to Nigeria after fifteen years in New York. The country of his childhood has changed: it has found fast-food restaurants, email cafes, contempt for authority and the all-consuming draw of 'money for nothing'. From the consulate back in Manhattan to the dusty streets of Lagos, life runs like clockwork -- as long as you can pay the fee: a bribe for the visa clerk; a 'Christmas gift' at immigration. Petrol pumps overcharge and internet cafes overflow with scammers. Every Day is for the Thief is a candid tale of political and spiritual corruption, and a moving account of what it means to go home.
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    Every Day is for the Thief Copy

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    Teju Cole (Author) A young man returns to Nigeria after fifteen years in New York. The country of his childhood has changed: it has found fast-food restaurants, email cafes, contempt for authority and the all-consuming draw of 'money for nothing'. From the consulate back in Manhattan to the dusty streets of Lagos, life runs like clockwork -- as long as you can pay the fee: a bribe for the visa clerk; a 'Christmas gift' at immigration. Petrol pumps overcharge and internet cafes overflow with scammers. Every Day is for the Thief is a candid tale of political and spiritual corruption, and a moving account of what it means to go home.
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    Fine Boys

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    Eghosa Imasuen (Author)

    Warri, October 1992: Sick of watching his parents fight, 16-year-old Ewaen is waiting for university to begin, waiting for something to happen. Months later, Ewaen and friends are finally enrolled as freshmen at the University of Benin. Their routine now consists of hanging out in a parking lot trading jibes, chasing girls and sex, and learning to manage the staff strikes and crumbling infrastructure. But Nigerian campuses in the 1990s can be dangerous places, too. Violent confraternities stake territories and stalk for new recruits. An incident of petty crime snowballs into tragedy...

    Fine Boys is Eghosa Imasuen’s second novel. In the witty, colloquial style, fast becoming his trademark, Imasuen presents everyday Nigerian life against the backdrop of the pro-democracy riots of the '80s and '90s, the lost hopes of June 12 1993, and the terror of the Abacha years.

    'Imasuen’s book, locally published by Farafina (Kachifo), is the quintessential Nigerian novel. Bold, witty and shorn of pretences, it was, in my opinion, the best locally published novel in the last four years.' Stanley Azuakola

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  • For Broken Men Who Cross Often
    For Broken Men Who Cross Often
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    For Broken Men Who Cross Often

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    Efe Paul Azino (Author)

    Efe Paul Azino’s spoken word performances have received critical acclaim from listeners over the years. This book is therefore an expected result of a heightened expectation from many of his fans. For Broken Men Who Cross Often, is a refreshing and brilliant bond of the written and the oral, as it invents aesthetic devices to connect the two medium which have constantly generated wide debate: spoken word and poetry-on-the page. The author, in his writing, resonates through his themes of advocacy, love, loss, identity and history, the need for a revisit of the inner self. In Efe Paul Azino, we will always listen to tradition in present-day voice.

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  • Gather Together in My Name
    Gather Together in My Name
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  • Great Food, All Day Long: Cook Splendidly, Eat Smart
    Great Food, All Day Long: Cook Splendidly, Eat Smart
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    Half of a Yellow Sun

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    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi (Author) With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra's impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in southeastern Nigeria during the late 1960s. We experience this tumultuous decade alongside five unforgettable characters: Ugwu, a thirteen-year-old houseboy who works for Odenigbo, a university professor full of revolutionary zeal; Olanna, the professor’s beautiful young mistress who has abandoned her life in Lagos for a dusty town and her lover’s charm; and Richard, a shy young Englishman infatuated with Olanna’s willful twin sister Kainene. Half of a Yellow Sun is a tremendously evocative novel of the promise, hope, and disappointment of the Biafran war.
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    Half of a Yellow Sun

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      Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi (Author) With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra's impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in southeastern Nigeria during the late 1960s. We experience this tumultuous decade alongside five unforgettable characters: Ugwu, a thirteen-year-old houseboy who works for Odenigbo, a university professor full of revolutionary zeal; Olanna, the professor’s beautiful young mistress who has abandoned her life in Lagos for a dusty town and her lover’s charm; and Richard, a shy young Englishman infatuated with Olanna’s willful twin sister Kainene. Half of a Yellow Sun is a tremendously evocative novel of the promise, hope, and disappointment of the Biafran war.
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    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
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    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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    Maya Angelou (Author) Maya Angelou's seven volumes of autobiography are a testament to the talents and resilience of this extraordinary writer. Loving the world, she also knows its cruelty. As a Black woman she has known discrimination and extreme poverty, but also hope, joy, achievement and celebration. In this first volume of her six books of autobiography, Maya Angelou beautifully evokes her childhood with her grandmother in the American south of the 1930s. She learns the power of the white folks at the other end of town and suffers the terrible trauma of rape by her mother's lover. 'I write about being a Black American woman, however, I am always talking about what it's like to be a human being. This is how we are, what makes us laugh, and this is how we fall and how we somehow, amazingly, stand up again' Maya Angelou
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  • Imagine This
    Imagine This
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    Imagine This

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    Sade Adeniran (Author) It is 1977 when nine-year old Lola Ogunwole is wrenched from all that is familiar in London and thrust into an alien culture. Abandoned by her father and separated from her brother, Lola must adjust to living without the basic necessities, where a drink of water entails a six mile trek into the bushes. Unable to speak the language and spurned by her relatives, Lola struggles to find her identity in a place where she doesn't quite fit. Although sometimes bleak and harrowing, Imagine This is told with a feistiness and humour that provokes empathy towards Lola as she moves from childhood to adulthood, searching for love and acceptance and coming to terms with the hardest thing of all, loss.
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  • In Dependence
    In Dependence
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    In Dependence

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    Sarah Ladipo Mayika (Author) It is the early-sixties when a young Tayo Ajayi sails to England from Nigeria to take up a scholarship at Oxford University. In this city of dreaming spires, he finds himself among a generation high on visions of a new and better world. The whole world seems ablaze with change: independence at home, the Civil Rights movement and the first tremors of cultural and sexual revolutions. It is then that Tayo meets Vanessa Richardson, the beautiful daughter of an ex-colonial officer. In Dependence is Tayo and Vanessa's story of a brave but bittersweet love affair. It is the story of two people struggling to find themselves and each other - a story of passion and idealism, courage and betrayal, and the universal desire to fall, madly, deeply, in love.
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  • June 12 By Abraham Oshoko
    June 12 By Abraham Oshoko
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    June 12 By Abraham Oshoko

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  • Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie
    Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie
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    Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water ‘Fore I Diiie

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    Maya Angelou (Author) From this best-selling author comes a marvellous collection of poetry. Poems of love and regret, of racial strife and confrontation, songs of the people and songs of the heart - all are charged with Maya Angelou's zest for life and her rage at injustice. Lyrical, tender poems of longing, wry glances at betrayal and isolation combine with a fierce insight into 'hate and hateful wrath' in an unforgettable picture of the hopes and concerns of one of America's finest contemporary Black writers.
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    Kemi's Journal
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    Kemi’s Journal

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    Abidemi Sanusi (Author) This is the spiritual journal of Kemi, a young professional high-flier who has been a Christian for a year. Kemi faces struggles in her career and within her mixed race family - but most notably with her feelings for her former non-believing boyfriend. In a moment of weakness she sleeps with Zack and then has to deal with the resulting unplanned pregnancy, considering something she never dreamed she might contemplate: abortion. She also considers abandoning her faith, feeling her actions have brought her under God's condemnation and beyond forgiveness. Though she estranges herself from church, she doesn't stop writing her journal and reflecting on her Bible verse for each day. Abidemi says of her novel, 'It is a call to people who've turned their back on their faith and also for Christians who are struggling with sin. It is a novel of encouragement, hope and redemption in Christ. I hope the novel will encourage people to live with their eyes focused on him in spite of their many struggles.' Target readership: Christians or those on the fringe of Christianity; anyone needing to hear a story about grace and forgiveness and the way back to God. Key selling points: Well-crafted and strong writing with touches of humour, producing a book you can't put down Christian fiction that's not soft and sentimental - but gritty, real and rich in meaning. Commendation: With its big themes (sex outside marriage, sanctity of life, friendship and forgiveness), sassy style and strong, likeable characters, Kemi's Journal will strike a chord with many women today. Whether you identify with Kemi, struggling to live out her faith as a single, Christian woman; Vanessa, who's always done the right thing and is beginning to wonder whether she is missing something or Kemi's parents, who watch helplessly as their daughter's life threatens to spiral out of control, this is a 'let's get real about life' story you won't want to put down.
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    Kemi’s Journal

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    Abidemi Sanusi (Author) This is the spiritual journal of Kemi, a young professional high-flier who has been a Christian for a year. Kemi faces struggles in her career and within her mixed race family - but most notably with her feelings for her former non-believing boyfriend. In a moment of weakness she sleeps with Zack and then has to deal with the resulting unplanned pregnancy, considering something she never dreamed she might contemplate: abortion. She also considers abandoning her faith, feeling her actions have brought her under God's condemnation and beyond forgiveness. Though she estranges herself from church, she doesn't stop writing her journal and reflecting on her Bible verse for each day. Abidemi says of her novel, 'It is a call to people who've turned their back on their faith and also for Christians who are struggling with sin. It is a novel of encouragement, hope and redemption in Christ. I hope the novel will encourage people to live with their eyes focused on him in spite of their many struggles.' Target readership: Christians or those on the fringe of Christianity; anyone needing to hear a story about grace and forgiveness and the way back to God. Key selling points: Well-crafted and strong writing with touches of humour, producing a book you can't put down Christian fiction that's not soft and sentimental - but gritty, real and rich in meaning. Commendation: With its big themes (sex outside marriage, sanctity of life, friendship and forgiveness), sassy style and strong, likeable characters, Kemi's Journal will strike a chord with many women today. Whether you identify with Kemi, struggling to live out her faith as a single, Christian woman; Vanessa, who's always done the right thing and is beginning to wonder whether she is missing something or Kemi's parents, who watch helplessly as their daughter's life threatens to spiral out of control, this is a 'let's get real about life' story you won't want to put down.
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  • Letter to My Daughter
    Letter to My Daughter
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    Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun

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    Sarah Ladipo Manyika (Author) Morayo Da Silva, a cosmopolitan Nigerian woman, lives in hip San Francisco. On the cusp of seventy-five, she is in good health and makes the most of it, enjoying road trips in her vintage Porsche, chatting to strangers, and recollecting characters from her favourite novels. Then she has a fall and her independence crumbles. Without the support of family, she relies on friends and chance encounters. As Morayo recounts her story, moving seamlessly between past and present, we meet Dawud, a charming Palestinian shopkeeper, Sage, a feisty, homeless Grateful Dead devotee, and Antonio, the poet whom Morayo desired more than her ambassador husband. A subtle story about ageing, friendship and loss, this is also a nuanced study of the erotic yearnings of an older woman.
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  • Measuring Time: A Novel
    Measuring Time: A Novel
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  • Mom & Me & Mom
    Mom & Me & Mom
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    Musings of a Tangled Tongue

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    Yemi Adesanya (Author) Musings of a Tangled Tongue is a brave new entry, an exciting collection of poems that cut across a range of subjects: love, life, lust, adventure, work-life balance, etc. The fresh, exciting, mischievous, and experimental style of the author makes this a fun addition to any poetry lover's library.

    "A lively and new voice sings of contemporary life in ways that are sometimes mischievous, sometimes brooding but always fresh and striking. In this debut collection, Yemi Adesanya has hit a rare note."
    Adebiyi Olusolape, Poetry Editor of Saraba Magazine.

    “... genuinely well-written, stimulating, experimental, daring, and full of life and mischief, just like the writer herself.”
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  • Nights of the Creaking Bed
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    Nights of the Creaking Bed

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    Toni Kan (Author) Nights of the Creaking Bed is full of colourful characters involved in affecting dramas: a girl who is rejected in love because she has three brothers to look after; a middle aged housewife who finds love again but has an impossible decision to make; a young man who can't get the image of his naked, beautiful mother out of his mind; a child so poor he has to hawk onions on Christmas day - and many others. Some, initially full of hope, find their lives blighted by the cruelty of others, or by being in the wrong place at the wrong time, or by just not knowing the "right" people. Corruption, religious intolerance, gratuitous violence, the irresponsible attitudes of some men to their offspring and the importance of joy are some of the big themes that underlie this memorable collection.
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  • Odufa by Othuke Ominiabohs
    Odufa by Othuke Ominiabohs
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    Odufa: A Lover’s Tale

    Othuke Ominiabohs (Author) When Anthony Mukoro, a struggling writer and a budding poet, discovers he cannot father a child due to health issues, his whole world comes crashing. In pain and a desperate bid to sire an heir, he plunges into the reckless life of a pleasure seeking libertine. Along the line, he meets and falls head over heels in love with Odufa, a beautiful girl with a past. With Odufa, he would be whole again – she was going to be his miracle. But their coming together is fraught with challenges from the start. Odufa’s sister, Ulusi, through whom they both meet, is attracted to Anthony. Wary of hurting her sister, Odufa resists Anthony’s advances fiercely at first until, suddenly throwing caution to the wind, they both get entangled in a love affair so intense and powerful it quickly begins to spiral out of control.
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    Purple Hibiscus: A Novel

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    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Author) Fifteen-year-old Kambili and her older brother Jaja lead a privileged life in Enugu, Nigeria. They live in beautiful house, with a caring family, and attend an exclusive missionary school. They're completely shielded from the troubles of the world. Yet, as Kambili reveals in her tender-voiced account, things are less perfect than they appear. Although her Papa is generous and well respected, he is fanatically religious and tyrannical at home-a home that is silent and suffocating. As the country begins to fall apart under a military coup, Kambili and Jaja are sent to their aunt, a university professor outside the city, where they discover a life beyond the confines of their father's authority. Books cram the shelves, curry and nutmeg permeate the air, and their cousins' laughter rings throughout the house. When they return home, tensions within the family escalate, and Kambili must find the strength to keep her loved ones together. Purple Hibiscus is an exquisite novel about the emotional turmoil of adolescence, the powerful bonds of family, and the bright promise of freedom.
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    Purple Hibiscus: A Novel

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    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Author) Fifteen-year-old Kambili and her older brother Jaja lead a privileged life in Enugu, Nigeria. They live in beautiful house, with a caring family, and attend an exclusive missionary school. They're completely shielded from the troubles of the world. Yet, as Kambili reveals in her tender-voiced account, things are less perfect than they appear. Although her Papa is generous and well respected, he is fanatically religious and tyrannical at home-a home that is silent and suffocating. As the country begins to fall apart under a military coup, Kambili and Jaja are sent to their aunt, a university professor outside the city, where they discover a life beyond the confines of their father's authority. Books cram the shelves, curry and nutmeg permeate the air, and their cousins' laughter rings throughout the house. When they return home, tensions within the family escalate, and Kambili must find the strength to keep her loved ones together. Purple Hibiscus is an exquisite novel about the emotional turmoil of adolescence, the powerful bonds of family, and the bright promise of freedom.
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    The “Girl” Entrepreneur

    Ibukun Awosika (Author) 'My intent is to document the experiences of African business women in terms of their background, their start-up stage, their growth pattern, their challenges, the impact of choices of spouse on their business, their work-life balance, and their future plans. My vision is to create a document to inspire other women as well as celebrate the women.' Having said that, Ibukun Awosika set out to take on a number of female entrepreneurs who have succeeded in carving a niche for themselves in the business world, and profiled their stories for the benefits of other women who aspire to do same in the first volume of her book The "Girl" Entrepreneurs: Our Stories So Far... In this book, you will get to read what the motivations, the challenges, and the strategies of these women are. You will also be acquainted with how the contributions of other people, such as their spouses, parents and family, have helped towards their achievement of success. IBUKUN AWOSIKA is an accomplished entrepreneur and an ordained pastor at The Fountain of Life Church. She is the Founder of Christian Missionary Funds, a non-governmental body whose main objective is to support and raise funds for Christian missionaries in different parts of Nigeria. She is the host of a popular TV programme, Business His Way, where she shares ethical business values and principles, distilled from the Word of God, with the business community in Nigeria and neighbouring West African countries. She is the happy wife of Abiodun Awosika and the joyous mother of Oludola, Olafusika, and Olamiposi.
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  • The Caine Prize for African Writing 2013
    The Caine Prize for African Writing 2013
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    The Caine Prize for African Writing 2013

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    The Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa's leading literary prize. It has helped launch the careers of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Segun Afolabi, Leila Aboulela, Brian Chikwava, Binyavanga Wainaina, and many others. The 2013 collection includes the five shortlisted stories and the stories written at the Caine Prize Writers' Workshop.
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  • The Fishermen
    The Fishermen
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    The Fishermen

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    Chigozie Obioma (Author) SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2015 MAN BOOKER PRIZE Shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award Winner of the FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Award Longlisted for the Etisalat Prize for Literature In a small town in western Nigeria, four young brothers - the youngest is nine, the oldest fifteen - use their strict father's absence from home to go fishing at a forbidden local river. They encounter a dangerous local madman who predicts that the oldest brother will be killed by another. This prophesy breaks their strong bond and unleashes a tragic chain of events of almost mythic proportions. Passionate and bold, The Fishermen is a breathtakingly beautiful novel firmly rooted in the best of African storytelling. With this powerful debut, Chigozie Obioma emerges as one of the most original new voices of modern African literature.
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  • The Heart of a Woman
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    The Heart of a Woman

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    Maya Angelou (Author) In The Heart of a Woman, Maya Angelou leaves California with her son, Guy, to move to New York. There she enters the society and world of black artists and writers, reads her work at the Harlem Writers Guild, and begins to take part in the struggle of black Americans for their rightful place in the world. In the meantime, her personal life takes an unexpected turn. She leaves the bail bondsman she was intending to marry after falling in love with a South African freedom fighter, travels with him to London and Cairo, where she discovers new opportunities. The Heart of a Woman is filled with unforgettable vignettes of such renowned people as Billie Holiday and Malcom X, but perhaps most importantly chronicles the joys and the burdens of a black mother in America and how the son she has cherished so intensely and worked for so devotedly finally grows to be a man.
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  • The House My Father Built
    The House My Father Built
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    The House My Father Built

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    Adewale Maja-Pearce
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    The Maestro, The Magistrate & The Mathematician
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    The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives
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    The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives

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    Lola Shoneyin (Author) When Baba Segi awoke with a bellyache for the sixth day in a row, he knew it was time to do something drastic about his fourth wife's childlessness. Meet Baba Segi . . . A plump, vain, and prosperous middle-aged man of robust appetites, Baba Segi is the patriarch of a large household that includes a quartet of wives and seven children. But his desire to possess more just might be his undoing. And his wives . . . Iya Segi—the bride of Baba Segi's youth, a powerful, vindictive woman who will stop at nothing to protect her favored position as ruler of her husband's home. Iya Tope—Baba Segi's second wife, a shy, timid woman whose decency and lust for life are overshadowed by fear. Iya Femi—the third wife, a scheming woman with crimson lips and expensive tastes who is determined to attain all that she desires, no matter what the cost. Bolanle—Babi Segi's fourth and youngest wife, an educated woman wise to life's misfortunes who inspires jealousy in her fellow wives . . . and who harbors a secret that will expose shocking truths about them all.
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    The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives

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    Lola Shoneyin (Author) African-born poet Lola Shoneyin makes her fiction debut with The Secret Lives of Babi Segi’s Wives, a perceptive, entertaining, and eye-opening novel of polygamy in modern-day Nigeria. The struggles, rivalries, intricate family politics, and the interplay of personalities and relationships within the complex private world of a polygamous union come to life in The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s WivesBig Love and The 19th Wife set against a contemporary African background.
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  • The Secret Lives of the Four Wives: A Novel
    The Secret Lives of the Four Wives: A Novel
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    The Secret Lives of the Four Wives: A Novel

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    Lola Shoneyin (Author) To the dismay of her ambitious mother, Bolanle marries into a polygamous family, where she is the fourth wife of a rich, rotund patriarch, Baba Segi. She is a graduate and therefore a great prize, but even graduates must produce children and her husband's persistent bellyache is a sign that things are not as they should be. Bolanle is too educated for the 'white garment conmen' Baba Segi would usually go to for fertility advice, so he takes her to hospital to discover the cause of her barrenness. Weaving the voices of Baba Segi and his four competing wives into a portrait of a clamorous household of twelve, Lola Shoneyin evokes an extraordinary Nigerian family in splashes of vibrant colour.
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  • The Stress Test
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    The Stress Test

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    Mojisola Aboyade-Cole (Author) It is revealed that Marine Compact Bank, run by the Johnsons, is not as healthy as it would seem. This results in a power tussle amongst the bank’s key players – Damelda Johnson, the matriarch of the Family-Johnson; Adam Okoya, a disgruntled member of staff; Damelda’s beloved stepson Felix, and Taramade Johnson, our heroine. When the dust settles, only one of them is left standing.
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    The Thing Around Your Neck

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    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi (Author) Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie burst onto the literary scene with her remarkable debut novel, Purple Hibiscus, which critics hailed as “one of the best novels to come out of Africa in years” (Baltimore Sun), with “prose as lush as the Nigerian landscape that it powerfully evokes” (The Boston Globe); The Washington Post called her “the twenty-first-century daughter of Chinua Achebe.” Her award-winningHalf of a Yellow Sun became an instant classic upon its publication three years later, once again putting her tremendous gifts—graceful storytelling, knowing compassion, and fierce insight into her characters’ hearts—on display. Now, in her most intimate and seamlessly crafted work to date, Adichie turns her penetrating eye on not only Nigeria but America, in twelve dazzling stories that explore the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Africa and the United States. In “A Private Experience,” a medical student hides from a violent riot with a poor Muslim woman whose dignity and faith force her to confront the realities and fears she’s been pushing away. In “Tomorrow is Too Far,” a woman unlocks the devastating secret that surrounds her brother’s death. The young mother at the center of “Imitation” finds her comfortable life in Philadelphia threatened when she learns that her husband has moved his mistress into their Lagos home. And the title story depicts the choking loneliness of a Nigerian girl who moves to an America that turns out to be nothing like the country she expected; though falling in love brings her desires nearly within reach, a death in her homeland forces her to reexamine them. Searing and profound, suffused with beauty, sorrow, and longing, these stories map, with Adichie’s signature emotional wisdom, the collision of two cultures and the deeply human struggle to reconcile them. The Thing Around Your Neck is a resounding confirmation of the prodigious literary powers of one of our most essential writers.
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    The Thing Around Your Neck

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    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Author) Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie burst onto the literary scene with her remarkable debut novel, Purple Hibiscus, which critics hailed as “one of the best novels to come out of Africa in years” (Baltimore Sun), with “prose as lush as the Nigerian landscape that it powerfully evokes” (The Boston Globe); The Washington Post called her “the twenty-first-century daughter of Chinua Achebe.” Her award-winning Half of a Yellow Sun became an instant classic upon its publication three years later, once again putting her tremendous gifts—graceful storytelling, knowing compassion, and fierce insight into her characters’ hearts—on display. Now, in her most intimate and seamlessly crafted work to date, Adichie turns her penetrating eye on not only Nigeria but America, in twelve dazzling stories that explore the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Africa and the United States. In “A Private Experience,” a medical student hides from a violent riot with a poor Muslim woman whose dignity and faith force her to confront the realities and fears she’s been pushing away. In “Tomorrow is Too Far,” a woman unlocks the devastating secret that surrounds her brother’s death. The young mother at the center of “Imitation” finds her comfortable life in Philadelphia threatened when she learns that her husband has moved his mistress into their Lagos home. And the title story depicts the choking loneliness of a Nigerian girl who moves to an America that turns out to be nothing like the country she expected; though falling in love brings her desires nearly within reach, a death in her homeland forces her to reexamine them. Searing and profound, suffused with beauty, sorrow, and longing, these stories map, with Adichie’s signature emotional wisdom, the collision of two cultures and the deeply human struggle to reconcile them. The Thing Around Your Neck is a resounding confirmation of the prodigious literary powers of one of our most essential writers.
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  • Thunder Protocol
    Thunder Protocol
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    Thunder Protocol

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    Obari Gomba (Author)

    Thunder protocol is a mid-career oeuvre of lively and impressive poems that examines issues ranging from the personal to the global. The diversity of themes in this poetry collection is both refreshing and startling, with language that is sometimes witty and inventive, and other times reflective and simple. This collection, which seems like an uncovering of the poet, may be considered a bearer of a collective understanding on the workings of the world.

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  • Tiny Sunbirds Far Away
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    Tiny Sunbirds Far Away

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    Christie Watson (Author) WINNER OF THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD 2011. 'Everything changed after Mama found Father lying on top of another woman.' Blessing and her brother Ezikiel adore their larger-than-life father, their glamorous mother and their comfortable life in Lagos. But all that changes when their father leaves them for another woman. Their mother is fired from her job at the Royal Imperial Hotel - only married women can work there - and soon they have to quit their air-conditioned apartment to go and live with their grandparents in a compound in the Niger Delta. Adapting to life with a poor countryside family is a shock beyond measure after their privileged upbringing in Lagos. Told in Blessing's own beguiling voice, Tiny Sunbirds Far Away shows how some families can survive almost anything. At times hilarious, always poignant, occasionally tragic, it is peopled with characters you will never forget.
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    To See the Mountain and other stories (Caine Prize for African Writing 2011) by Various authors
    To See the Mountain and other stories (Caine Prize for African Writing 2011) by Various authors
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    To See the Mountain and other stories (Caine Prize for African Writing 2011) by Various authors

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    To See the Mountain and other stories (Caine Prize for African Writing 2011) by Various authors
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  • Tropical Fish: Tales From Entebbe
    Tropical Fish: Tales From Entebbe
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  • Why They Hate Us
    Why They Hate Us
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    Why They Hate Us

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    Obi Ogbuagu
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  • Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now
    Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now
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    Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now

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    Maya Angelou (Author) Maya Angelou, one of the best-loved authors of our time, shares the wisdom of a remarkable life in this best-selling spiritual classic. This is Maya Angelou talking from the heart, down to earth and real, but also inspiring. This is a book to treasured, a book about being in all ways a woman, about living well, about the power of the word, and about the power do spirituality to move and shape your life. Passionate, lively, and lyrical, Maya Angelou's latest unforgettable work offers a gem of truth on every page.
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  • Zack's Story
    Zack's Story
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    Zack’s Story

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    Abidemi Sanusi (Author) In this much-awaited sequel to Kemi's "Journal", readers get to hear from Zack, Kemi's husband! Zack struggles with being a new Christian, a new husband and a new father all at once. Will he and Kemi survive his unreal expectations and the maelstrom of their marriage? This relevant and contemporary book tackles real-life issues, and the author's honest style will be refreshing and addictive to readers.
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  • Arrows of Rain
    Arrows of Rain
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  • It Wasn't Exactly Love - Stories from the Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop 2012
    It Wasn't Exactly Love - Stories from the Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop 2012
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  • The Forest Dames
    The Forest Dames
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    The Forest Dames

    AdaOkere Agbasimalo (Author) It is a pulsating story about the devastating effects of war, in which Adaokere Agbasimalo dwells on the sordid consequences of civil war on humanity and the torturous effort to achieve normality. It features Dze, a young girl with a keen mind who lived with her parents in a typical African setting and felt the pain of war. As an adult, the memories remain intact, haunting her. The Forest Dames is a strident voice detailing and condemning potentially malignant actions that continue to impede the development of African nations and indeed parts of the developing world. These include wars, culture-based biases, illogical and deadly tribal hatred, etc. African and world leaders, politicians, historians, students and the general public should be awakened by the book.
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  • We Need New Names: A Novel
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    We Need New Names: A Novel

    NoViolet Bulawayo (Author) A remarkable literary debut -- shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize! The unflinching and powerful story of a young girl's journey out of Zimbabwe and to America. Darling is only ten years old, and yet she must navigate a fragile and violent world. In Zimbabwe, Darling and her friends steal guavas, try to get the baby out of young Chipo's belly, and grasp at memories of Before. Before their homes were destroyed by paramilitary policemen, before the school closed, before the fathers left for dangerous jobs abroad. But Darling has a chance to escape: she has an aunt in America. She travels to this new land in search of America's famous abundance only to find that her options as an immigrant are perilously few. NoViolet Bulawayo's debut calls to mind the great storytellers of displacement and arrival who have come before her-from Junot Diaz to Zadie Smith to J.M. Coetzee-while she tells a vivid, raw story all her own.
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  • How to Read the Air
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    How to Read the Air

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    Dinaw Mengestu (Author) A "beautifully written"* (New York Times Book Review) novel of redemption by a prize-winning international literary star. From the acclaimed author of The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears comes a heartbreaking literary masterwork about love, family, and the power of imagination. Following the death of his father Yosef, Jonas Woldemariam feels compelled to make sense of the volatile generational and cultural ties that have forged him. Leaving behind his marriage and job in New York, he sets out to retrace his mother and father's honeymoon as young Ethiopian immigrants and weave together a family history that will take him from the war-torn country of his parents' youth to a brighter vision of his life in America today. In so doing, he crafts a story- real or invented-that holds the possibility of reconciliation and redemption.
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  • Morning Does Come
    Morning Does Come
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    Morning Does Come

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    Rita Okoroafor (Author) In her quest to escape the debasing life her mother and siblings live, Kaine decides to live a godly life. Far from seeing an immediate improvement in her life, however, she immediately begins to experience severe trials and tribulations. From being raped to suffering an unwanted pregnancy and being expelled from school just as she is about to take her final secondary school exams, her life after making the decision to follow God is far from what she dreamed of. Will her faith in God buckle in the face of the trials and hardships, leading her back to the life she wanted to escape, or will she remain steadfast in her walk with God, holding on to past miracles and being sustained by His grace? Rita Esuru Okoroafor is a petroleum engineer with more than ten years working experience who is passionate about writing. Rita lives in Lagos, Nigeria, with her husband and two daughters.
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  • Naija No Dey Carry Last
    Naija No Dey Carry Last
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    Naija No Dey Carry Last

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    The Joys of Motherhood
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    The Joys of Motherhood

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    Buchi Emecheta (Author) A bestselling title in Heinemann's long-established 'African Writers Series', this novel is now being published with a new introduction as part of the new series 'African Writers Series Classics'.
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  • Waiting for An Angel: A Novel
    Waiting for An Angel: A Novel
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    Waiting for An Angel: A Novel

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    Helon Habilah (Author) "Habila's fictionalization...reveals the true casualties of oppression better than any news or history."_Library Journal Lomba is a young journalist living under military rule in Lagos, Nigeria, the most dangerous city in the world. His mind is full of soul music and girls and the lyric novel he is writing. But his roommate is brutally attacked by soldiers; his first love is forced to marry a wealthy old man; and his neighbors on Poverty Street are planning a demonstration that is bound to incite riot and arrests. Lomba can no longer bury his head in the sand. Helon Habila's vivid, exciting, and heart-wrenching debut opens a window onto a world in some ways familiar-with its sensuously depicted streets, student life, and vibrant local characters-yet ruled by one of the world's most corrupt and oppressive regimes, a scandal that ultimately drives Lomba to take a risk in the name of something greater than himself. Habila captures the energy, sensitivity, despair, and stubborn hope of a new African generation with a combination of gritty realism and poetic beauty. Winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing 2001. Reading group guide included.
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  • . . . And The Night Hissed
    . . . And The Night Hissed
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    . . . And The Night Hissed

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    Claude Opara (Author) ". . And the night hissed" is a grim tale of a clash of cultures. It recounts the experiences of a British physician, Dr. Reginald Cromwell, in 19th century West Africa while on a slave expedition. His team finds itself in unfamiliar territory confronted with a dark Yoruba superstition that involves snakes, sinners and retribution. Escape seems impossible. Surely logic must prevail . . .
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  • Cat Eyes
    Cat Eyes
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    Cat Eyes

    Pever X (Author) Cat Eyes is the story of Pededoo, a country boy, who struggles to maintain a civil relationship with his father who had just returned home after many years abroad with a family of Cat Eyes. Despite his resentment for his father and the new family, Pededoo is hardly able to resist and truly dislike Melissa-Jane, the amiable and dashing cat-eyed blonde. Cat Eyes is a bildungsroman, a book of family, adventure, self-discovery and love that would take readers on a voyage they would hold dear.
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  • LIBERIA: The Path To War
    LIBERIA: The Path To War
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    LIBERIA: The Path To War

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    Joseph Njoh (Author) Liberia: The Path to War is a complete graphic account of the history, politics, economic, and social life of the amiable people of Liberia ? a once beautiful ?glorious land of liberty.? The book traces how Liberia modelled its politics upon the American presidential system after its independence in July 1847. It relates how the ideal dividends of independence were distorted by the conflicting forces of the indigenous-Liberians and the Americo-Liberians (the minority group of descendants of former American slaves who held power tenaciously for 133 post-independence years). The book narrates how the brutal suppression of agitation for reforms culminated in a military coup in April 1980 by low-ranking officers of indigenous origin. The coup succeeded in ending the Americo-Liberian oligarchy and the First Republic, but it also succeeded in sweeping Liberia into grave political chaos. President Doe?s ethnic patronage exacerbated inter-tribal tension, leading to ethnically-motivated, inter-communal violence and the persistent fears of revenge. Moments of heart-rending tragedy are described herein. Also described in detail is the complex web of conspiracies woven around the President, which ultimately led to the beginning of the civil war and the collapse of the Second Republic. This intellectual work deserves to be read by those who seek to understand Liberian polity, politics and history
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  • The Secret History of Las Vegas: A Novel
    The Secret History of Las Vegas: A Novel
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  • A Tale for the Time Being: A Novel
    A Tale for the Time Being: A Novel
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  • Deeper Into The Nights
    Deeper Into The Nights
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    Deeper Into The Nights

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    Dul Johnson (Author)
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  • Oil Cemetry
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    Oil Cemetry

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  • Terra Cotta Beauty
    Terra Cotta Beauty
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  • Echoes of Childhood Follies
    Echoes of Childhood Follies
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  • True Confessions: A collection of Salt fables, essays, conversations with God and daily confessions
    True Confessions: A collection of Salt fables, essays, conversations with God and daily confessions
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  • Viral Load: A Novel
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    Viral Load: A Novel

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  • Yellow Yellow
    Yellow Yellow
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    Yellow Yellow

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    Kaine Agary (Author) Zilayefa, a young girl of Greek and Nigerian parentage, leaves her rustic existence and the protective grip of her mother in the village, in search of a better life in the city. With a recommendation from her church pastor, she is taken in and catered for by Sisi, an elderly woman, and her young friend, Lolo. Zilayefa is thrust into the bustling city of Port Harcourt, unprepared for the pitfalls awaiting a young girl so unsure of herself and in desperate need of direction. In Port Harcourt, Zilayefa is confronted by the prejudices against her racial identity. She struggles with accepting the void left by not knowing her father and tries to fill that void with the attention of an older lover. Through the experiences of her budding sexuality, Zilayefa grows to a higher level of knowledge and understanding and must define for herself what her life should be.
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  • Bom Boy
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    Yewande Omotoso (Author) Leke is a troubled young man living in the suburbs of Cape Town. He develops strange habits of stalking people, stealing small objects and going from doctor to doctor in search of companionship rather than cure. Through a series of letters written to him by his Nigerian father whom he has never met, Leke learns about a family curse; a curse which his father had unsuccessfully tried to remove. Bom Boy is a well-crafted, and complex narrative written with a sensitive understanding of both the smallness and magnitude of a single life.
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  • Fela: This Bitch of a Life
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    Carlos Moore (Author) African superstar, composer, singer, and musician, as well as mystic and political activist, Nigerian Fela Kuti, born in 1938, was controversy personified. He was swept to international celebrity on a wave of scandal and flamboyance, and when he died of AIDS in 1997, more than a million people attended his funeral. But what was he really like, this man who could as easily arouse violent hostility as he could unswerving loyalty? Carlos Moore's unique biography, based on hours of conversation and told in Fela's first-person vernacular, reveals the icon's complex personality and tumultuous existence. Moore includes interviews with fifteen of his queens (wives); photos; and an updated discography.
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  • Fresh Air and Other Stories
    Fresh Air and Other Stories
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  • The Bofak Illusion
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    The Bofak Illusion

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  • The Ghost of Sani Abacha
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    The Ghost of Sani Abacha

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    Chuma Nwokolo (Author) A harassed servant plots his grim revenge (A History of Human Servitude)... Sheri puts a potential boyfriend to the test (Man Rating)... Phiri contends for his civil service career (The Fall of Phiri Bombai)...and a politician in his finest hour finds himself possessed by a begoggled demon (The Ghost of Sani Abacha)...26 stories of life and love in the aftermath of autocracy, delivered with wit and insight by one of Africa's most incisive writers.
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  • The Spider's Web
    The Spider's Web
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    The Spider’s Web

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  • Diaries of a Dead African
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    Diaries of a Dead African

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    Chuma Nwokolo (Author) Diaries of a Dead African is a merciless comedy that explores the life-threatening situations of three protagonists, the farmer Meme Jumai and his two sons - Abel (failed writer) and Calamatus (aspiring conman). Meme's wife has left him with the bulk of his barn. He has a few tubers to last until harvest. Can he stretch it? Will his friends and relatives help out? Calamatus' break has finally come after an apprenticeship to a con-artist. Can he survive wealth as readily as he did, poverty? Finally Abel's manuscripts are attracting attention, but not, as he discovers, for their literary value... his fondest dreams were on the verge of realisation, yet his father had died at 50 and his brother at 25. How to outlive them both, without fleeing the very opportunities he had craved all his life...
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  • TheBirth of Illusion
    TheBirth of Illusion
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  • Boy, Snow, Bird: A Novel
    Boy, Snow, Bird: A Novel
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  • God Help the Child
    God Help the Child
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  • One More Tale for the Road: The Novelised Anthology
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  • Patriots and Sinners
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    Patriots and Sinners

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  • Baron of Broad Street, Part I
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    Baron of Broad Street, Part I

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    El-Nukoya (Author)
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  • Dust
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    Dust

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  • Jagua Nana's Daughter
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    Jagua Nana’s Daughter

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    Cyprian Ekwensi (Author) From one of Africa's foremost novelists and master story-teller, this is a sequel to Ekwensi's best-selling Jagua Nana. The story centres around the heroine's traumatic search for her real mother. All the intracacies of family life and relationships are woven into the story, and Liza finds both her mother and a partner.
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  • The Angel That Was Always There: A Memoir
    The Angel That Was Always There: A Memoir
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  • Efuru
    Efuru
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    Efuru

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    Flora Nwapa (Author) Appearing in 1966, Efuru was the first internationally published book, in English, by a Nigerian woman. Flora Nwapa (1931-1993) sets her story in a small village in colonial West Africa as she describes the youth, marriage, motherhood, and eventual personal epiphany of a young woman in rural Nigeria. The respected and beautiful protagonist, an independent-minded Ibo woman named Efuru, wishes to be a mother. Her eventual tragedy is that she is not able to marry or raise children successfully. Alone and childless, Efuru realizes she surely must have a higher calling and goes to the lake goddess of her tribe, Uhamiri, to discover the path she must follow. The work, a rich exploration of Nigerian village life and values, offers a realistic picture of gender issues in a patriarchal society as well as the struggles of a nation exploited by colonialism.
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  • Nine Lives
    Nine Lives
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    Nine Lives

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    El-Nukoya (Author) Winner, 2007 ANA/Jacaranda Prize for Prose Nine Lives explores the trail of ordinary Nigerian youths and the despair that drives them across the borders... and beyond. It captures the historical culture of the Nigerian people and the new culture as evolved through decades of social hardship, corruption and misrule. Olupitan Ogunrinu- bright and handsome but of humble pedigree- battles to assert himself within the social segregation of an elite university community. As he struggles with the moral contradiction, corruption and frivolity around him, he resolves not to be a victim in the predatory race to success, even when the immediate battle to belong seems lost. A brilliant mind and rugged determination keeps Olupitan s aspirations in focus, until distraction comes in the form of Tolani Badmus, a pretty, intelligent silver spoon who falls in love with him against all the odds. Olupitan was soon to compromise his fiery ambition in a perpetual struggle to sustain his fragile, unnatural romance. The relationship blossoms, or so it seems, until a revelation of deceit leads to heartbreak, near-failure and desperation. As Olupitan wallows in malaise, cultism beckons....the consequences are devastating. Olupitan finds escape in America; but also squalor, loss of dignity and, eventually, illicit wealth. Wealth came with new ambitions, a quest for vengeance and a new destination, Lagos...Death, however, is an unintended factor in this game, prowling him as he waded through the murky waters of vanity, hatred and self-destruction. A hip and contemporary yarn; grips you from the very first and doesn t let up until the last revelatory page." Uzor Maxim Uzoatu, author of God of Poetry. That rare thing; an authentic Nigerian Blockbuster Adewale Maja-Pearce, writer and editor
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  • Song for Night: A Novella
    Song for Night: A Novella
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  • The Madams
    The Madams
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    The Madams

    Zukiswa Wanner (Author) The Madams speaks of the friendship of three (Lauren, Siz and Thandi) women in contemporary South Africa and the tests to that friendship and their lives get from the pressures of modern life. The protagonist, Thandi, realizes that it has become impossible to balance being a mother, wife and woman without the assistance of a domestic worker. She hires a white domestic help, Marita, who soon forms a fast friendship with two other domestic workers. It is through this friendship that the three madams discover that one of their husbands is having a relationship with one of the domestic workers.
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  • Foreign Gods, Inc.
    Foreign Gods, Inc.
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  • London. Cape Town. Joburg
    London. Cape Town. Joburg
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    London. Cape Town. Joburg

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  • The Concubine
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    The Concubine

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    Elechi Amadi (Author) Ihuoma, a beautiful young widow, has the admiration of the entire community in which she lives, and especially of the hunter Ekwueme. But their passion is fated and jealousy, a love potion and the closeness of the spirit world are important factors.
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  • Tomorrow Died Yesterday
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  • Bola Ige: the passage of a modern Cicero
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    Bola Ige: the passage of a modern Cicero

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    L. Ayo Banjo (Author) A tribute publication to mark the anniversary of the death of Chief Bola Ige, the renowned Nigerian politician, and leading scholar and cultural figure; who was tragically assassinated in December 2001. The collection of writings includes the text of the tribute delivered by Wole Soyinka during Ige's funeral ceremonies, and what turned out to be the last media interview he gave before his death.
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  • Men of the South
    Men of the South
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    Men of the South

    Zukiswa Wanner (Author) Mfundo is a struggling jazz musician-cum-househusband. Mzi _ a gay man in a heterosexual marriage. And Tinaye, a Zimbabwean who believes that the only way to get South African citizenship is to marry one. So begins the story of three men from different walks of life. Wanner provides a fresh and original story told from the male point of view _ pseudo-political and issue-driven _ with the same energetic and character-driven style she is so well-known for.
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  • The Great Ponds
    The Great Ponds
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    The Great Ponds

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    Elechi Amadi (Author) This is an Upper Level story in a series of ELT readers comprising a wide range of titles - some original and some simplified - from modern and classic novels, and designed to appeal to all age-groups, tastes and cultures. The books are divided into five levels: Starter Level, with about 300 basic words; Beginner Level (600 basic words); Elementary Level (1100); Intermediate Level (1600); and Upper Level (2200). Some of the titles are also available on cassette.
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    What Goes Around

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    Ify Tony-Monye

    The piercingly loud sound of a car horn jarred her from her slumber and she woke up with a start, wondering what on earth the noise was all about. It only took a couple of seconds for her fuzzy brain to clear and she remembered what day it was. She must have drifted off to sleep in the wee hours of the morning. It hadn’t been her intention. A lazy smile tugged at the corners of her lips and her eyes came alive as soon as they focussed on the garment hanging on a hook stuck on the wooden door of the wardrobe. She looked around at the disarray that was her room, and then at her bedside clock and realised it was time to get up. After a few stretches on the bed accompanied by tired groans, she kicked off the duvet and stood up. Slipping her feet into the fluffy pair of slippers beside the bed, she stood, walked to the window and threw open the curtains. Daylight flooded the room.

    Everyday holds potential for beauty. It was a new dawn; a beautiful day for new beginnings; new hopes and new dreams. The leaves on the trees bowed gracefully at the slightest prodding from the gentle breeze.

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  • Behind Every Successful Man
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    Behind Every Successful Man

    Zukiswa Wanner (Author) Nobantu has everything a girl could dream of: a brilliant businessman for a husband, two adorable children, and two of the best friends a girl could ask for. And yet, on her 35th birthday, surrounded by glitz, glamour and fame, she realises something important. What has happened to her ambitions? Her career?
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  • Bonfires of the gods
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  • Lonely Roads
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    Lonely Roads

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    William Ifeanyi Moore (Author) Afam Udemba is an outcast in early 19th century Aboh seeking escape from loneliness. He finds himself in a relationship with Adaobi, the daughter of Onwa, a powerful slave merchant, but unfortunately, her father plans to strengthen his family ties with the royals by marrying her off to the Obi's son. As their love affair grows, Afam finds himself in danger of being killed or sold into slavery. In a world where social class and reputation is everything, all must decide just how far they are willing to go to get what they want.
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  • Sade
    Sade
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    Sade

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    Anne Giwa-Amu (Author)
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  • Crossroads: Women Coming of Age in Today's Uganda
    Crossroads: Women Coming of Age in Today's Uganda
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  • Dyed Thoughts: A Conversation in and from My Country
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    Dyed Thoughts: A Conversation in and from My Country

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    Nwachukwu Egbunike (Author) Is a collection of the author's opinion articles and posts previously narrated in the print media and blogosphere. The thematic unity of the entire conversation lies not in its uniformity but in its diversity. This is a story of contemporary Nigeria, but not confined to Nigeria alone. Dyed Thoughts places events in history but pours them out with an inspiring freshness.
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  • Naija No Dey Carry Last: Thoughts On A Nation In Progress
    Naija No Dey Carry Last: Thoughts On A Nation In Progress
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    Naija No Dey Carry Last: Thoughts On A Nation In Progress

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    Pius Adesanmi (Author) ÒHilariousÉ This is not absurdity, this is not satire, this is not camp. It is a strong concoction of the three served with a face so straight many will take it as serious and rally behind him for his earnest prescriptions on the Nigerian problem.Ó ÒIf Chinua Achebe informed his countrymen on the trouble with Nigeria, Pius Adesanmi offers them a hilariously absurdist take on possible solutions.Ó ÒIf humor and satire are the highest forms of intelligence, Pius Adesanmi blazes genius.Ó ÒHe offers a new language and frame for political discourse and looking at Africa, bereft of the usual angst and hand-wringing.Ó ÒDelightfully irreverent. This book will become a classic. Much like its satirical cousin The Government Inspector, 100 years from today it will still be in demand.Ó Ð Kingwa Kamencu
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  • A Bit of Difference
    A Bit of Difference
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    A Bit of Difference

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    Sefi Atta (Author) A new novel from the winner of the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa At thirty-nine, Deola Bello, a Nigerian expatriate in London, is dissatisfied with being single and working overseas. Deola works as a financial reviewer for an international charity, and when her job takes her back to Nigeria in time for her father's five-year memorial service, she finds herself turning her scrutiny inward. In Nigeria, Deola encounters changes in her family and in the urban landscape of her home, and new acquaintances who offer unexpected possibilities. Deola's journey is as much about evading others' expectations to get to the heart of her frustration as it is about exposing the differences between foreign images of Africa and the realities of contemporary Nigerian life. Deola's urgent, incisive voice captivates and guides us through the intricate layers and vivid scenes of a life lived across continents. With Sefi Atta's characteristic boldness and vision, A Bit of Difference limns the complexities of our contemporary world. This is a novel not to be missed.
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  • AVANT - GARDE: The Cool DJ Jimmy Jatt Story
    AVANT - GARDE: The Cool DJ Jimmy Jatt Story
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    AVANT – GARDE: The Cool DJ Jimmy Jatt Story

    Peju Akande & Toni Kan (Authors) Innovative, Trendsetting, Consistent, Legendary, Trailblazing and Avant-garde...the words that come to mind when people think of Oluwaforijimi Adewale Amu, Cool DJ Jimmy Jatt. Avant Garde chronicles the career of arguably Africa's best disc jockey, Jimmy Jatt; from his humble beginnings to his steady rise to fame in the past 25 years.
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  • Excuse Me!
    Excuse Me!
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    Excuse Me!

    Victor Ehikhamenor (Author) EXCUSE ME! is a collection of humorous essays and keen observations about being Nigerian by Victor Ehikhamenor. Touching on politics, love, immigration, as well as other broad subjects, the book successfully weaves a satirical narrative around contemporary African experience.
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  • Just Before Dawn (Saros Junior Series)
    Just Before Dawn (Saros Junior Series)
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    Just Before Dawn (Saros Junior Series)

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    Koke Omotoso (Author) Kole Omotoso, one of Nigeria's major writers, is always provocative. His writing is informed by a passionate concern for society and politics in Nigeria. This major work is a blend of fact and fiction dramatizing the first one hundred years of Nigeria. Most of the characters and incidents inthe book are real; the narrative is conceived and written as a novel. The story covers riots, uprisings, private hopes and griefsand coup d'etats -a history marred by violence, with an outcome satisfactory to none. The book was received as a major contribution to African writing, in its innovative style, and was awarded Special Commendation in the Noma Award for Publishing in Africa in 1989 , which described it as providing a more profound understanding than is available in conventional history books and novels.
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  • Love Is Power, or Something Like That: Stories
    Love Is Power, or Something Like That: Stories
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    Love Is Power, or Something Like That: Stories

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    A. Igoni Barrett (Author) Vivid, powerful stories of contemporary Nigeria, from a talented young author * An NPR, Flavorwire, and Largehearted Boy Best Book of the Year * One of the Millions's Most Anticipated Books of 2013 * When it comes to love, things are not always what they seem. In contemporary Lagos, a young boy may pose as a woman online, and a maid may be suspected of sleeping with her employer and yet still become a young wife's confidante. Men and women can be objects of fantasy, the subject of beery soliloquies. They can be trophies or status symbols. Or they can be overwhelming in their need. In the wide-ranging stories in Love Is Power, or Something Like That, A. Igoni Barrett roams the streets with people from all stations of life. A man with acute halitosis navigates the chaos of the Lagos bus system. A minor policeman, full of the authority and corruption of his uniform, beats his wife. A family's fortunes fall from love and wealth to infidelity and poverty as poor choices unfurl over three generations. With humor and tenderness, Barrett introduces us to an utterly modern Nigeria, where desire is a means to an end, and love is a power as real as money.
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  • Swallow
    Swallow
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    Swallow

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    Sefi Atta (Author) A new novel from the winner of the Wole Soyinka Prize for African Literature It is the mid-1980s in Lagos, Nigeria, and the government's War against Indiscipline is in full operation. Amid poverty and tight rules and regulations, women especially must sacrifice dignity and safety in order to find work and peace. Tolani Ajao is a secretary working at Federal Community Bank. A succession of unfortunate events leads Tolani's roommate and volatile friend Rose to persuade her to consider drug trafficking as an alternative means of making a living. Tolani's struggle with temptation forces her to reconsider her morality and that of her mother, Arike; Swallow weaves the stories of the two women intricately together in a vivid, unforgettable portrayal of Tolani's turbulent journey of self-discovery.
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  • The "Girl" Entrepreneurs
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    The “Girl” Entrepreneurs

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    Ibukun Awosika (Author) 'My intent is to document the experiences of African business women in terms of their background, their start-up stage, their growth pattern, their challenges, the impact of choices of spouse on their business, their work-life balance, and their future plans. My vision is to create a document to inspire other women as well as celebrate the women.' Having said that, Ibukun Awosika set out to take on a number of female entrepreneurs who have succeeded in carving a niche for themselves in the business world, and profiled their stories for the benefits of other women who aspire to do same in the first volume of her book The "Girl" Entrepreneurs: Our Stories So Far... In this book, you will get to read what the motivations, the challenges, and the strategies of these women are. You will also be acquainted with how the contributions of other people, such as their spouses, parents and family, have helped towards their achievement of success. IBUKUN AWOSIKA is an accomplished entrepreneur and an ordained pastor at The Fountain of Life Church. She is the Founder of Christian Missionary Funds, a non-governmental body whose main objective is to support and raise funds for Christian missionaries in different parts of Nigeria. She is the host of a popular TV programme, Business His Way, where she shares ethical business values and principles, distilled from the Word of God, with the business community in Nigeria and neighbouring West African countries. She is the happy wife of Abiodun Awosika and the joyous mother of Oludola, Olafusika, and Olamiposi.
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  • The Palm-Wine Drinkard and My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
    The Palm-Wine Drinkard and My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
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    The Palm-Wine Drinkard and My Life in the Bush of Ghosts

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    Amos Tutuola (Author) When Amos Tutuola's first novel, The Palm-Wine Drinkard, appeared in 1952, it aroused exceptional worldwide interest. Drawing on the West African Yoruba oral folktale tradition, Tutuola described the odyssey of a devoted palm-wine drinker through a nightmare of fantastic adventure. Since then, The Palm-Wine Drinkard has been translated into more than 15 languages and has come to be regarded as a masterwork of one of Africa's most influential writers. Tutuola's second novel, My Life in the Bush of Ghosts, recounts the fate of mortals who stray into the world of ghosts, the heart of the tropical forest. Here, as every hunter and traveler knows, mortals venture at great peril, and it is here that a small boy is left alone.
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  • The Whispering Trees
    The Whispering Trees
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    The Whispering Trees

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  • Farad
    Farad
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    Farad

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  • News from Home: Short Stories
    News from Home: Short Stories
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    News from Home: Short Stories

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    Sefi Atta (Author) Winner of the 2009 NOMA Award for Publishing in Africa

    From Zamfara up north to the Niger delta down south, with a finale in Lagos, this collection of stories and a novella respond to and amplify the newspaper headlines in a range of Nigerian voices. Men, women, and children speak out to us from these stories, from immigration centers and police barracks, from street corners and maternity wards. Ghanaian writer Mohammed Naseehu Ali says, Sefi Atta "writes like one who has lived the life of each single character in her dazzling collection of short stories."

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  • A Very Good Bad Guy: The Story of Innocent '2Face' Idibia
    A Very Good Bad Guy: The Story of Innocent '2Face' Idibia
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  • Everything Good Will Come
    Everything Good Will Come
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    Everything Good Will Come

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    Sefi Atta (Author) Everything Good Will Come introduces an important new voice in contemporary fiction. With insight and a lyrical wisdom, Nigerian-born Sefi Atta has written a powerful and eloquent story set in her African homeland. It is 1971, a year after the Biafran War, and Nigeria is under military rule--though the politics of the state matter less than those of her home to Enitan Taiwo, an eleven-year-old girl tired of waiting for school to start. Will her mother, who has become deeply religious since the death of Enitan's brother, allow her friendship with the new girl next door, the brash and beautiful Sheri Bakare? This novel charts the fate of these two African girls; one who is prepared to manipulate the traditional system and one who attempts to defy it. Written in the voice of Enitan, the novel traces this unusual friendship into their adult lives, against the backdrop of tragedy, family strife, and a war-torn Nigeria. In the end, Everything Good Will Come is Enitan's story; one of a fiercely intelligent, strong young woman coming of age in a culture that still insists on feminine submission. Enitan bucks the familial and political systems until she is confronted with the one desire too precious to forfeit in the name of personal freedom: her desire for a child. Everything Good Will Come evokes the sights and smells of Africa while imparting a wise and universal story of love, friendship, prejudice, survival, politics, and the cost of divided loyalties.
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  • InterInventions
    InterInventions
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    InterInventions

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    Wole Soyinka
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  • Oil on Water
    Oil on Water
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    Oil on Water

    Helon Habila (Author) From the desks of Nigeria's newsrooms, two journalists are recruited to find the kidnapped wife of a British oil engineer. Zaq, an infamous media hack, knows what's in store, but Rufus, a keen young journalist eager to get himself noticed, has no idea what he's let himself in for. Journeying into the oil-rich regions of the Niger Delta, where militants rule and the currency dealt in is the lives of hostages, Rufus soon finds himself acting as intermediary between editor, husband, captive and soldier. As they follow the trail of the missing woman, love for the 'story' becomes about much more than just uncovering her whereabouts, and instead becomes a mission to make sense of their own muddled lives. In a cruel twist of fate, Rufus finds himself taking on Zaq's role much more literally than he ever anticipated, and as the body count rises, and the environment burns, he learns that truth can often be a bitter pill to swallow.
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  • Alapata Apata
    Alapata Apata
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    Alapata Apata

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    Wole Soyinka (Author) Alapata Apata is a satirical play by the Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, which makes a mockery of politics and power play in Nigeria, using the circumstances surrounding the newfound, idle lifestyle of a newly-retired butcher, Alaba.
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  • Indigo
    Indigo
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    Indigo

    Molara Wood (Author)
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  • The Beautiful Struggle: A Memoir
    The Beautiful Struggle: A Memoir
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  • The Education of a British-Protected Child: Essays
    The Education of a British-Protected Child: Essays
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  • Your Father Walks Like A Crab: Poetry For People Who Hate Poetr
    Your Father Walks Like A Crab: Poetry For People Who Hate Poetr
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    Your Father Walks Like A Crab: Poetry For People Who Hate Poetr

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    Tolu' Akinyemi (Author) A lot of people 'hate' poetry because of its usually obscure language. 'Your Father Walks Like A Crab', however contains poetry stripped of conformity and with a motive to portray poetry as enjoyable, especially to those people who do not normally read poetry. It is fresh, vivid, whimsical, somewhat cheeky and sprinkled with wit and humour. It is about relationships: familial, platonic or romantic, and also general day to day experiences and observations of the poet. In a good way, this book contains the kind of poetry that you most likely haven't read before.
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  • A Handful of Dust-Stories from the Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop 2013
    A Handful of Dust-Stories from the Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop 2013
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  • Between the World and Me
    Between the World and Me
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  • Night Dancer
    Night Dancer
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    Night Dancer

    Chika Unigwe (Author) Mma has just buried her mother, and now she is alone. She has been left everything. But she's also inherited her mother's bad name. A bold, brash woman, the only thing her mother refused to discuss was her past. Why did she flee her family and bring her daughter to a new town when she was a baby? What was she escaping from? Abandoned now, Mma has no knowledge of her father or her family - but she is desperate to find out. Night Dancer is a powerful and moving novel about the relationship between mothers and daughters, about the bonds of family, about knowing when to fulfil your duty, and when you must be brave enough not to. Presenting a vista of Nigeria over the past half-century, it is a vibrant and heartfelt exploration of one woman's search for belonging