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Written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-45592-5 (0-307-45592-0)

One of The New York Times's Ten Best Books of the Year and an NBCC Award Finalist
An NPR "Great Reads" Book, a Chicago Tribune Best Book, a Washington Post Notable Book, a Seattle Times Best Book, an Entertainment Weekly Top Fiction Book, a Newsday Top 10 Book, and a Goodreads Best of...
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Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Return to my Native Land

Written by Aime Cesaire
Illustrated by Peter de Francia
Translated by John Berger and Anya Bostock

Format: Trade Paperback, 88 pages
Publisher: Archipelago
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-1-935744-94-8 (1-935744-94-1)

A work of immense cultural significance and beauty, this long poem became an anthem for the African diaspora and the birth of the Negritude movement. With unusual juxtapositions of object and metaphor, a bouquet of language-play, and deeply resonant rhythms, Césaire considered this work a "break into the forbidden," at once... Read more >
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Every Day Is for the Thief
Written by Teju Cole

Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $23.00
ISBN: 978-0-8129-9578-7 (0-8129-9578-3)

A young Nigerian living in New York City goes home to Lagos for a short visit, finding a city both familiar and strange. In a city dense with story, the unnamed narrator moves through a mosaic of life, hoping to find inspiration for his own. He witnesses the “yahoo yahoo” diligently... Read more >
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Foreign Gods, Inc.

Written by Okey Ndibe

Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Soho Press
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-1-61695-458-1 (1-61695-458-2)

Foreign Gods, Inc. is a meditation on the dreams, promises and frustrations of the immigrant life in America; the nature and impact of religious conflicts; an examination of the ways in which modern culture creates or heightens infatuation with the “exotic,” including the desire to own strange objects and hanker after... Read more >
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A Man of Good Hope

Written by Jonny Steinberg

Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $26.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-35272-7 (0-385-35272-7)

In January 1991, when civil war came to Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, two-thirds of the city’s population fled. Among them was eight-year-old Asad Abdullahi. His mother murdered by a militia, his father somewhere in hiding, he was swept alone into the great wartime migration that scattered the Somali people throughout... Read more >
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A Reporter's Journey in the Congo
Written by Anjan Sundaram

Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-345-80632-1 (0-345-80632-8)

In the powerful travel-writing tradition of Ryszard Kapuœciñski and V.S. Naipaul, a haunting memoir of a dangerous and disorienting year of self-discovery in one of the world’s unhappiest countries.

In August 2005, Anjan Sundaram abandoned his path to a Yale Ph.D. in mathematics to travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Mother to the Motherless
The inspiring true story of one woman's devotion to the orphaned children of Kenya
Written by Mama Zipporah

Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Hatherleigh Press
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-1-57826-493-3 (1-57826-493-6)

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