Bookcentric reading challenge


May 2018

A Book By an African/ African Origin Author

A book by an African/African origin author which is based on/in Africa or around the African culture. #africaisnotacountry#bookcentric2018readingchallenge#abookbyanafricanauthor #bookcentricreads #bookcentricbd #africa #may2018reads
Bookcentric suggests:
  1. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe (Nigeria)
  2. Sosu's Call by Meshack Asare (Ghana)
  3. The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna (Sierra Leone)
  4. From A Crooked Rib by Farah Nuruddin (Somalia)
  5. Burger's Daughter by Nadine Gordimer (South Africa)
  6. Broken Glass by Alain Mabanckou
  7. The Devil That Danced on the Water by Aminatta Forna
  8. The Book of Bones (Global African Voices) Murambi by Boubacar Boris Diop (Senegal)
  9. Disgrace by J. M. Coetzee (South Africa)
  10. What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi (Nigeria)
  11. The Famished Road (The Famished Road Trilogy #1) by Ben Okri (Nigeria)
  12. Blackass by A. Igoni Barrett (Nigeria)
  13. Black Bazaar by Alain Mabanckou (Congo)
  14. Homegoing by Yaa Gyaasi (Ghana)
  15. Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria)
  16. Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ( Nigeria)
  17. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria)
  18. The Anthills of Savannah by Chinua Achebe (Nigeria)
  19. Maru by Bessie Head (South Africa)
  20. Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga (Zimbabwe)
  21. Children of Blood and Bone (The Orisha Trilogy #1) by Tomi Adeyemi (Nigerian Origin)
  22. The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born by Ayi Kwei Armah (Ghana)
  23. Petals Of Blood by Ngugi wa Thiong'o (Kenya)
  24. Lyrics Alley by Leila Aboulela (Egypt)
  25. The Fisherman by Chigoze Obioma (Nigeria)
  26. Une Si Longue Lettre (So Long A Letter) by Mariama Ba (Senegal)
  27. The Hairdresser of Harare by Tendai Huchu (Zimbabwe)
  28. Wake Me When I'm Gone by Odafe Atogun (Nigeria)
  29. Every Day Is For The Thief by Teju Cole (Nigerian Origin)
  30. Children of the Revolution by Dinaw Mengestu (Ethiopia)
  31. The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives by Lola Shoneyin (Nigeria)
  32. What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky: Stories by Lesley Nneka Arimah (Nigeria)
  33. The Chibok Girls by Helon Habila (Nigeria)
  34. Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo (Nigeria)
  35. Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue (Cameroon)
  36. Kintu by Jennifer Makumbi (Uganda)
  37. The Ultimate Tragedy by Abdulai Sila (Guinea- Bissau)
  38. Binti (Binti Series #1) by Nnedi Okarafor (Nigerian Origin)
  39. telling Times by Nadine Gordimer (South Africa)
  40. Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust by Immacuée Ilibagiza (Rwanda)