Booklist - World Fiction - Africa

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There are 184 books in this booklist - they are listed in order of year of publication. Newest titles are at the top. (We may not have all of them in stock right now, get in touch to find out)

Migrations: New Short Fiction from Africa by Efemia Chela (Editor), £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781780264059

Rotten Row by Petina Gappah, £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780571324194

The Gurugu Pledge by Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel, £10.00 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781908276940

Taduno's Song by Odafe Atogun, £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781782118138

Welcome to Lagos by Chibundu Onuzo, £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780571268955

Lament for the Fallen by Gavin Chait, £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781784161330

Swing Time by Zadie Smith, £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780141036601

Black Moses by Alain Mabanckou, £12.99 (hardback, 2017) ISBN 9781781256732

The Ultimate Tragedy by Abdulai Sila, £9.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781910213544

The Day Ends Like Any Day by Timothy Ogene, £9.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781910688298

Segu by Maryse Condé, translated by Barbara Bray, £9.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780241293515

Stay with Me by Ayobami Adebayo, £14.99 (hardback, 2017) ISBN 9781782119463

The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso, £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781784701376

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi, £12.99 (hardback, 2017) ISBN 9780241242728

The Automobile Club of Egypt by Alaa Al Aswany, £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780857862211

Don't Tell Me You're Afraid by Giuseppe Catozzella, £7.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780571322695

Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta, £8.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781847088383

A Beautiful White Cat Walks With Me by Youssef Fadel, translated by Alexander E. Elinson, £10.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9789774167768

The Time-Travels of the Man Who Sold Pickles and Sweets by Khairy Shalaby, translated by Michael Cooperson, £10.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9789774167928

Taduno's Song by Odafe Atogun, £10.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781782118053

About My Mother by Tahar Ben Jelloun, £8.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781846592010

A Song for Night by Chris Abani, £7.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781846592041

The Book of Khartoum: A City in Short Fiction by Raph Cormack & Max Shmookler (Editors), £9.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781905583720

Traces of Sandalwood by Anna Soler-Pont and Asha Mir, £11.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9789462380578

Little Warrior by Giuseppe Catozzella, £12.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780571322688

Jimfish by Christopher Hope, £8.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780857898074

The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma, £7.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780957548862

Africa39: New Writing from Africa South of the Sahara by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey (Editor), £9.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781408869024

The Curator by Jacques Strauss, £8.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780099597728

The Maestro, The Magistrate & The Mathematician by Tendai Huchu, £8.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781910409985

The Dictator's Last Night by Yasmina Khadra, translated by Julian Evans, £7.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781910477137

The Book of Memory by Petina Gappah, £14.99 (hardback, 2015) ISBN 9780571296842

Harraga by Boualem Sansal, £9.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781408843994

Beasts of No Nation by Uzodinma Iweala, £8.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781473625556

Blackass by A. Igoni Barrett, £14.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780701188566

Lusaka Punk and Other Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 2015 by Various authors, £8.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781780262284

Hiding in Plain Sight by Nuruddin Farah, £8.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781780747996

Dust by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, £8.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781783781317

From Pasta to Pigfoot by Frances Mensah Williams, £7.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781909762206

The Ghost Runner by Parker Bilal, £7.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781408841136

Dangerous Love by Ben Okri, £7.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781784082543

Our Musseque by Jos Luandino Vieira, translated by Robin Patterson, £9.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781910213070

The African Equation by Yasmina Khadra, translated by Howard Curtis, £8.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781908313706

A Bit of Difference by Sefi Atta, £8.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780007536108

All Our Names by Dinaw Mengestu, £8.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781444793758

Radiance of Tomorrow by Ishmael Beah, £9.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780374535032

Every Day is for the Thief by Teju Cole, £8.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780571307944

The Bridges of Constantine by Ahlem Mosteghanemi, translated by Raphael Cohen, £8.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781408856482

Happiness, Like Water by Chinelo Okparanta, £9.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781847088314

We Need New Names by Noviolet Bulawayo, £8.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9780099581888

The Orchard of Lost Souls by Nadifa Mohamed, £8.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781471115301

The Guillotine Choice by Michael J Malone and Bashir Saoudi, £8.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781908643407

Butterfly Wings: An Egyptian Novel by Mohamed Salmawy, translated by Raphael Cohen, £10.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9789774166426

The Arch and the Butterfly by Mohammed Achaari, £12.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9789992179055

The Gonjon Pin and Other Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 2014 by Various authors, £8.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781780261744

My Life in the Bush of Ghosts by Amos Tutuola, £8.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9780571316915

The Palm Wine Drinkard by Amos Tutuola, £8.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9780571311538

The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden by Jonas Jonasson, £8.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9780007557905

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, £8.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9780007356348

Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi, £7.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9780670919888

Jebel Marra by Michelle Green, £9.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9781905583546

Brooklyn Heights by Miral al-Tahawy, £7.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9780571280056

Crossbones by Nurudin Farah, £9.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9781847086105

Three Strong Women by Marie NDiaye, translated by John Fletcher, £7.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9780857051073

The Lure of the Honey Bird: The Storytellers of Ethiopia by Elizabeth Laird, £12.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9781846972461

The Raw Man by George Makana Clark, £8.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9780099548782

The Dream of the Celt by Mario Vargas Llosa, £8.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9780571275755

The Hairdresser of Harare by Tendai Huchu, £8.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9781908754110

No Time Like the Present by Nadine Gordimer, £8.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9781408831267

The Golden Scales: A Makana Mystery by Parker Bilal, £7.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9781408830369

The Spider King's Daughter by Chibundu Onuzo, £7.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9780571268917

Azazeel by Youssef Ziedan, £8.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9781848874299

Running the Rift by Naomi Benaron, £8.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9781851689040

An Honourable Man by Gillian Slovo, £7.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9781844086658

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, £7.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780241956809

The Granta Book of the African Short Story by Helon Habila (Editor), £12.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9781847083333

When Hoopoes Go to Heaven by Gaile Parkin, £7.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780857894113

The Last Gift by Abdulrazak Gurnah, £7.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9781408821855

Africa Junction by Ginny Baily, £8.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780099552727

Bloodland by Alan Glynn, £7.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780571275441

Diplomatic Pounds and Other Stories by Ama Ata Aidoo, £10.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780956240194

Open City by Teju Cole, £7.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780571279432

How to Read the Air by Dinaw Mengestu, £7.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780099521037

The Ghost of Sani Abacha by Chuma Nwokolo, £12.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9789782190109

Anatomy of a Disappearance by Hisham Matar, £8.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780141027500

African Delights by Siphiwo Mahala, £11.95 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781431402519

White Lies by Lynn Michell, £11.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9780955961830

Life Times: Stories 1952-2007 by Nadine Gordimer, £12.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9780747596189

Tiny Sunbirds Far Away by Christie Watson, £7.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781849163750

The Message by Tariq Goddard, £6.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781846948794

The Obscure Logic of the Heart by Priya Basil, £7.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9780552773850

Zeina by Nawal El-Saadawi, £8.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9780863564178

What the Day Owes the Night by Yasmina Khadra, £8.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9780099540458

Secret Son by Laila Lalami, £8.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9780141042732

Beneath the Lion's Gaze by Maaza Mengiste, £8.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9780099539926

A Palace in the Old Village by Tahar Ben Jelloun, £8.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781906413750

An Unfinished Business by Boualem Sansal, translated from the French by Frank Wynne, £7.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781408809440

The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives by Lola Shoneyin, £7.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781846687495

Tail of the Blue Bird by Nii Ayikwei Parkes, £7.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780099526124

Speaking for the Generations: An Anthology of Contemporary African Short Stories by Dike Okoro (Editor), £15.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781592217199

Spectres by Radwa Ashour, £7.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781906697259

Kings of the Water by Mark Behr, £7.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780349122649

Black Mamba Boy by Nadifa Mohamed, £8.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780007315772

When Rain Clouds Gather & Maru by Bessie Head, introduced by Helen Oyeyemi, £8.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781844086221

Bitter Leaf by Chioma Okereke, £11.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781844086276

Goree: Point of Departure by Angela Barry, £9.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781845231255

Sunset Oasis by Bahaa Taher, translated by Humphrey Davies, £7.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780340924884

A Separate Development by Christopher Hope, £8.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781848871670

The Winter Vault by Anne Michaels, £7.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781408801086

Tales of Freedom by Ben Okri, £7.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781846041594

Harare North by Brian Chikwava, £7.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780099526759

Not Untrue and Not Unkind by Ed O'Loughlin, £8.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780141038063

Tea Time for the Traditionally Built (The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 10) by Alexander McCall Smith, £7.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780349119977

I Do Not Come to You by Chance by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani, £7.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780753826973

My Driver by Maggie Gee, £7.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781846590795

The Finest Type of English Womanhood by Rachel Heath, £7.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780099532743

Summertime by J.M. Coetzee, £7.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780099540540

Queen Pokou by Veronique Tadjo, translated from the French by Amy Baram Reid, £8.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780955507991

The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, £7.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780007306213

Eclipse by Richard North Patterson, £6.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780330454872

See How Much I Love You by Luis Leante, £9.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780714531540

Baking Cakes in Kigali by Gaile Parkin, £7.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9781843547471

Infinite Riches by Ben Okri, £8.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780099540335

Breaking the Silence: Journeys to Recovery - POWA Women's Writing Competition 2008 by Various authors, £8.00 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9781920196196

The Impostor by Damon Galgut, £7.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9781843547839

One World: A Global Anthology of Short Stories by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Jhumpa Lairi and 21 other authors, £9.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9781906523138

In Their Father's Country by Anne-Marie Drosso, £7.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9781846590597

An Elegy for Easterly by Petina Gappah, £7.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780571246946

Human Love by Andrei Makine, £7.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780340936788

The Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam by Lauren Liebenberg, £7.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9781844084685

Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan, £7.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780349120645

The Final Bet by Abdelilah Hamdouchi, £7.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9781906697068

A Carrion Death by Michael Stanley, £7.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780755344062

The Way of the Women by Marlene van Niekerk, £9.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780349120799

Beethoven Was One-sixteenth Black by Nadine Gordimer, £8.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780747593843

What is the What by Dave Eggers, £8.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780141015743

Not With Silver by Simi Bedford, £7.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780099445173

A River Called Time by Mia Couto, £10.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9781846686719

Children of the Revolution by Dinaw Mengestu, £7.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780099502739

Song for Night by Chris Abani, £7.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9781933354316

Star of the Morning by Pamela Jooste, £6.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780552773607

The Good Husband of Zebra Drive (The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Book 8) by Alexander McCall Smith, £6.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780349117737

Starbook by Ben Okri, £7.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9781846040818

Ancestor Stones by Aminatta Forna, £7.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9780747585923

To Stir the Heart: Four African Stories by Bessie Head & Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, £8.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9781558615472

Being Here: Modern Short Stories from Southern Africa by Compiled by Robin Malan, £8.95 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9780864866967

Dinaane: Short Stories by South African Women by Edited by Maggie Davey, £7.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 1846590310

Coconut by Kopano Matlwa, £7.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9781770093362

Jungfrau and Other Short Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 7th Annual Collection by Mary Watson and others, £7.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9781904456629

Whiteman by Tony D'Souza, £8.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9781846270505

Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, £7.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9780007200283

How We Buried Puso by Morabo Morojele, £10.95 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 9781770090989

Links by Nuruddin Farah, £8.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 0715635263

Wizard of the Crow. by Ngugi wa Thiong, £8.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 9780099502685

Amina by Mohammed Umar, £12.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 1592214045

African Love Stories: An Anthology by Edited by Ama Ata Aidoo, £10.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 0954702360

Desertion by Abdulrazak Gurnah, £7.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 0747578958

The Book of Secrets by M.G. Vassanji, £7.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 1841956864

Moses, Citizen and Me by Delia Jarrett-Macauley, £7.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 1862078149

Get A Life by Nadine Gordimer, £7.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 9780747582427

July's People by Nadine Gordimer, £8.99 (paperback, 2005) ISBN 9780747578383

The Silent Minaret by Ishtiyaq Shukri, £10.95 (paperback, 2005) ISBN 9781770092495

In the Company of Cheerful Ladies (The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Book 6) by Alexander McCall Smith, £6.99 (paperback, 2005) ISBN 9780349117423

The In-Between World of Vikram Lall by M.G. Vassanji, £7.99 (paperback, 2005) ISBN 1841956066

This Blinding Absence of Light. by Tahar Ben Jelloun (Linda Coverdale translator), £7.99 (paperback, 2005) ISBN 0141022825

Forest of the Pygmies by Isabel Allende, £7.99 (paperback, 2005) ISBN 0007199643

The Girl Who Married a Lion by Alexander McCall Smith, £6.99 (paperback, 2005) ISBN 1841956295

African Myths of Origin by Stephen Belcher, £12.99 (paperback, 2005) ISBN 0140449450

Boy by Lindsey Collen, £7.99 (paperback, 2005) ISBN 0747574677

Bamba Suso and Banna Kanute by Sunjata, £9.99 (paperback, 2005) ISBN 0140447369

The Full Cupboard of Life (The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 5) by Alexander McCall Smith, £6.99 (paperback, 2004) ISBN 9780349117256

The Kalahari Typing School for Men (The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 4) by Alexander McCall Smith, £6.99 (paperback, 2004) ISBN 9780349117041

A is for Ancestors; A Selection of Works from the Caine Prize for African Writing. by Various, £9.99 (paperback, 2004) ISBN 1770090274

A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali by Gil Courtemanche, £7.99 (paperback, 2004) ISBN 1841955256

Paradise by Abdulrazak Gurnah, £6.90 (paperback, 2004) ISBN 0747573999

The Child of an Ancient People by Anour Benmalek, £6.99 (paperback, 2004) ISBN 009945369x

Morality for Beautiful Girls (The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 3) by Alexander McCall Smith, £7.99 (paperback, 2003) ISBN 9780349117003

Tears of the Giraffe (The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Book 2) by Alexander McCall Smith, £7.99 (paperback, 2003) ISBN 9780349116655

Stories Fly; A Collection of African Fiction Written in Europe and the USA. by Brenda Cooper (Ed), £8.95 (paperback, 2003) ISBN 0864866089

Broken Dreams by Jideofor Adibe, £6.99 (paperback, 2003) ISBN 0954503708

Dew in the Morning by Simmer Chinodya, £7.50 (paperback, 2001) ISBN 9780435912062

Can We Talk and Other Stories by Shimmer Chinodya, £6.50 (paperback, 2001) ISBN 9780435912055

Anthills of the Savannah by Chinua Achebe, £10.99 (paperback, 2001) ISBN 9780141186900

The Map of Love by Ahdaf Soueif, £6.99 (paperback, 2000) ISBN 0747545634