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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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Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Chasing Chaos
My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid
Written by Jessica Alexander


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-7704-3691-9 (0-7704-3691-9)

Jessica Alexander arrived in Rwanda in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide as an idealistic intern, eager to contribute to the work of the international humanitarian aid community. The world that Alexander encountered in the field was dramatically different than anything she could have imagined. It was messy, chaotic, and difficult–but... Read more >
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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, 220 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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Gandhi Before India

Written by Ramachandra Guha


Format: Hardcover, 688 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $35.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-53229-7 (0-385-53229-6)

Here is the first volume of a magisterial biography of Mohandas Gandhi that gives us the most illuminating portrait we have had of the life, the work and the historical context of one of the most abidingly influential—and controversial—men in modern history.
           
Ramachandra Guha—hailed by Time as “Indian democracy’s preeminent chronicler”—takes... Read more >
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All Our Names

Written by Dinaw Mengestu


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $25.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-34998-7 (0-385-34998-X)

From acclaimed author Dinaw Mengestu, a recipient of the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 award, The New Yorker’s 20 Under 40 award, and a 2012 MacArthur Foundation genius grant, comes an unforgettable love story about a searing affair between an American woman and an African man in 1970s America and... 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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