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Death by His Grace

Darko Dawson #5

by Kwei Quartey

Atmospherically set in Accra, Ghana, Chief Inspector Darko Dawson investigates the brutal murder of a high-society bride. In order to expose the truth, Darko must confront the pivotal role religion plays in...


Stay with Me: A novel

by Ayobami Adebayo

A New York Times Notable Book

"A stunning debut novel." —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

This celebrated, unforgettable first novel (“A bright, big-hearted demonstration of female spirit.” –The...


Evening Primrose

by Kopano Matlwa

A powerful and timely novel from 'South Africa's Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie' (Bookseller) .

'Heart-wrenching' Grazia .

With urgency and tenderness Evening Primrose explores issues of race, gender and the medical...


Crown of Stars

Nightsong Trilogy #2

by Sophie Jaff

In Sophie Jaff’s spellbinding sequel to Love is Red, two women living centuries apart are bound together by an ancient prophecy, which ignites a dark story of obsession, betrayal, and revenge

Rumors of witchcraft...


The African Trilogy: Things Fall Apart; Arrow of God; No Longer at Ease

by Chinua Achebe & Kwame Anthony Appiah

Chinua Achebe is considered the father of modern African literature, the writer who "opened the magic casements of African fiction." The African Trilogy--comprised of Things Fall Apart, Arrow of God, and No...


Devil on the Cross

by Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Chinua Achebe & Namwali Serpell

The great Kenyan writer and Nobel Prize nominee Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s powerful fictional critique of capitalism

One of the cornerstones of Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s fame, Devil on the Cross was written...


Bad Seeds

Jade de Jong #5

by Jassy Mackenzie

Relentless South African private investigator Jade de Jong tracks a saboteur in a race to prevent a nuclear disaster in Jassy Mackenzie’s new, pulse-pounding thriller.

 

Despite her checkered history with...


What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky: Stories

Kirkus Prize for Fiction 2017

by Lesley Nneka Arimah

A NATIONAL BOOK FOUNDATION "5 UNDER 35" HONOREE

WINNER OF THE 2017 KIRKUS PRIZE

FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE LEONARD PRIZE

Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPRSouthern Living, Electric Literature...


Taduno's Song: A Novel

by Odafe Atogun

A stunning debut from a new voice in Nigerian literature: a mesmerizing, Kafkaesque narrative, informed by the life of musical superstar Fela Kuti.

The day a stained brown envelope arrives from Lagos, the exiled...


Foe: A Novel

by J. M. Coetzee

With the same electrical intensity of language and insight that he brought to Waiting for the Barbarians, J.M. Coetzee reinvents the story of Robinson Crusoe—and in so doing, directs our attention to the seduction...


The Woman Next Door

by Yewande Omotoso

Longlisted for the Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction A Finalist for the Barry Ronge Fiction Prize A Finalist for the Aidoo-Snyder Book Prize • Longlisted for the International DUBLIN Literary Award...


Zoo City

by Lauren Beukes

A new edition of Lauren Beukes's Arthur C Clarke Award-winning novel set in a world where murderers and other criminals acquire magical animals that are mystically bonded to them.

Zinzi has a Sloth on her back,...


Moxyland

by Lauren Beukes

Lauren Beukes's frighteningly persuasive, high-tech fable that follows four narrators living in a dystopian near-future.

Kendra, an art-school dropout, brands herself for a nanotech marketing program. Lerato,...


Mount Pleasant

by Patrice Nganang & Amy Reid

In Cameroon in 1931, Sara is taken from her family and brought to Mount Pleasant as a gift for Sultan Njoya, the Bamum leader cast into exile by French colonialists. Just nine years old and on the verge of becoming...


Blackass

by A. Igoni Barrett

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...


The Book of Memory

by Petina Gappah

The story that you have asked me to tell you does not begin with the pitiful ugliness of Lloyd’s death. It begins on a long-ago day in August when the sun seared my blistered face and I was nine years old...


Whitefly

Recipes for Love and Murder

Tannie Maria #1

by Sally Andrew

A bright new talent makes her fiction debut with this first entry in a delicious crime set in rural South Africa—a flavorful blend of The #1 Ladies Detective Agency and Goldie Schulz series, full of humor,...


Tram 83

by Fiston Mwanza Mujila, Roland Glasser & Alain Mabanckou

Exceptional debut Congolese novel uses jazz rhythm to evoke the frenzied exploitation of land and people in contemporary Africa


Love Is Red

Nightsong Trilogy #1

by Sophie Jaff

“Ridiculously entertaining…. Jaff’s woozy supernatural saga is effectively scary and great fun to read.”— New York Times Book Review

This electrifying debut—Book I of the Night Song Trilogy—spins...