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 TheNew 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...Read more >
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...
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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...
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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...
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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 >