In our continuing Book Digest series, we share with you new books from Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Yaa Gyasi, and Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse. Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi,…View More Book Digest: Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Yaa Gyasi, Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse
Andrew Maina launched the books The Great Escape: Memories of Tribal Violence and I Am Listening as well as the Kendeka Prize for African Literature…View More Andrew Maina launches two books, Kendeka Prize for African Literature.
We wrap up book news for our readers in our Book Digest feature. Today we bring you books by Alain Mabanckou, Olivia Pilar, Aricka Foreman,…View More Book Digest: Alain Mabanckou, Olivia Pilar, Aricka Foreman, and Barbara Boswell.
We wrap up book news for our readers in our Book Digest feature. Today we bring you books by Akwaeke Emezi, Hemley Boum, Nnedi Okorafor,…View More Book Digest: Hemley Boum, Akwaeke Emezi, Moraa Gitaa, Nnedi Okorafor.
Addis Ababa Noir, a new anthology edited by Maaza Mengiste and published by Akashic Books, launched at the Strand Books, New York, USA, on August…View More Maaza Mengiste-edited Addis Ababa Noir anthology launches.
Welcome to our new Book Digest feature where we regularly wrap up book news for our readers. We kick off with Dorothy Koomson, Melio Tinga,…View More Book Digest: Dorothy Koomson, Melio Tinga, Limbe to Lagos.
Kalynn Bayron’s Young Adult offering Cinderella is Dead, from Bloomsbury YA, was published on July 7, 2020. This blogger was first introduced to Kalynn Bayron…View More Kalynn Bayron’s Young Adult novel “Cinderella is Dead” published on July 7.
Niran Adedokun’s essay collection The Danfo Driver in All of Us, published by Narrative Landscape, launched in Lagos, Nigeria on July 6, 2020. Public relations…View More Niran Adedokun essay collection “The Danfo Driver in All of Us” launches in Lagos.
Thando Mgqolozana’s novel A Man Who Is Not A Man, published by Cassava Republic Press, is out as an e-book today, June 17, 2020. In…View More Thando Mgqolozana novel “A Man Who Is Not A Man” out as e-book today.
Eliphas Nyamogo’s anthology End Of The Dream: 7 Short Stories On Postcolonial World Order, published by the Goethe-Institut Munich, is out now. Eliphas Nyamogo made…View More Eliphas Nyamogo’s new anthology “End of the Dream” out now.
Ishmael Beah’s newest novel Little Family launched virtually at the Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington, D.C., USA on April 28, 2020. The Sierra Leonean…View More Ishmael Beah’s newest novel “Little Family” launches at Politics and Prose.
Lauren Beukes’ newest novel Afterland with a worldwide publication date of July 28, and available to South African readers as an e-book since April 6,…View More Lauren Beukes’ new novel “Afterland” launches to South African readers on April 9.
Dilman Dila’s newest novella A Fledgling Abiba, published by Guardbridge Books is now available for lovers of African writing. Dilman Dila is a filmmaker who…View More Dilman Dila’s new novella “A Fledgling Abiba” available for your reading pleasure.
Kenya’s newest writing star Makena Maganjo launched her debut novel South B’s Finest at the Goethe-Institut, Nairobi on Thursday, March 5, 2020. The Goethe-Institut has…View More A star is born as Makena Maganjo’s “South B’s Finest” launches in Nairobi.
Frances Mensah Williams’ newest novel “Imperfect Arrangements” was unveiled to the public on March 6, 2020, which also happens to be Ghana’s Independence Day. Frances…View More Frances Mensah Williams’ “Imperfect Arrangements” unveiled on March 6, 2020.