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7 Featured Titles

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Americanah

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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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
Fiction
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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Dust

Written by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-0-345-80254-5 (0-345-80254-3)

When a young man is gunned down in the streets of Nairobi, his grief-stricken father and sister bring his body back to their crumbling home in the Kenyan drylands. But the murder has stirred up memories long since buried, precipitating a series of events no one could have foreseen. As the... Read more >
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Stringer
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 >
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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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