The Poor Christ of Bomba by Mongo Benti

The Poor Christ of Bomba by Mongo Beti

A novel of considerable power and complexity from the pen of one of Cameroon’s greatest modern writers, Mongo Beti, The Poor Christ of Bomba is …

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Secret Lives, Short Stories by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

A beautiful collection of early writings from one of Africa’s finest writers.  While this collection is currently out of print, we encourage you to remain …

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Saturday’s Shadows by Ayesha Harruna Attah

Set in 1990’s West Africa, Ayesha Harruna Attah’s second novel Saturday’s Shadows, introduces us to the Avoka family, a family that is struggling to maintain …

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Sanhat by Shemsw Bak

SANHAT, among Africa’s oldest written literary texts, comes from the time of King Sehotepibre, three thousand eight hundred years ago. Sanhat, an officer returning from …

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Decolonising the African Mind by Chinweizu

In this sequel to The West And The Rest Of Us, Chinweizu examines the colonial mentality, in its various manifestations, and how it has obstructed …

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The Resolutionaires by Ayi Kwei Armah

As a professional interpreter, Nefert works at conferences where Africa’s rulers meet not to solve the continent’s problems, but to resolve to beg for solutions …

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The Eloquence of the Scribes by Ayi Kwei Armah

This memoir on the ancient sources and future resources of African literature, by the author of Two Thousand Seasons, KMT, and other novels, gives colonial …

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The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born by Ayi Kwei Armah

The Beautiful One (Wn Nefer in ancient Eqyptian) was the spirit of social change, guardian to devotees of progressive transformations, aka the beautiful ones. This …

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Remembering the Dismembered Continent by Ayi Kwei Armah

1885, Berlin: European and American globalizers set up colonies that impoverished Africans by exporting raw resources to fuel European and American prosperity.
1960s: “Independent” Africa’s rulers, …

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