Feast on the best novels about Africa. Half of a Yellow Sun, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (2006) “Among the Igbo the art of conversation is regarded very highly, and proverbs are the palm-oil with which words are eaten.” ― Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart Written by author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Half of a Yellow Sun was published … Read more
Ghanaian writer Ayi Kwei Armah disrupted the African literary world with his first novel The Beautiful Ones are Not Yet Born in 1968. Initially published by Houghton Mifflin, literary giants, Heinemann African Writers Series republished it in 1969. The story gives us a unique perspective on the Ghana that emerged after independence.
Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light. – Vera Nazarian Here are some books that will offer much in sight in to the history of South Africa and its people. Books Every South African Should Read – Top 10 #10 – Selected Stories: Nadine … Read more