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A Man of Good Hope

(Available January 6, 2015)
A Man of Good Hope
Written by Jonny Steinberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352727
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A Man of Good Hope

Written by Jonny Steinberg


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $26.95

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...

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A Man of Good Hope

Written by Jonny Steinberg


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $13.99

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...

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In the House of the Interpreter
In the House of the Interpreter
Written by Ngugi wa'Thiong'o
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307907691
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In the House of the Interpreter
A Memoir
Written by Ngugi wa'Thiong'o


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $25.95

With black-and-white illustrations throughout

World-renowned Kenyan novelist, poet, playwright, and literary critic Ng˜ug˜ý wa Thiong’o gives us the second volume of his memoirs in the wake of his critically acclaimed Dreams in a Time of War.
 
In the House of the Interpreter richly and poignantly evokes the author’s life and times at boarding... Read more >
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In the House of the Interpreter
In the House of the Interpreter
Written by Ngugi wa'Thiong'o
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907707
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In the House of the Interpreter
A Memoir
Written by Ngugi wa'Thiong'o


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $13.99

With black-and-white illustrations throughout

World-renowned Kenyan novelist, poet, playwright, and literary critic Ng˜ug˜ý wa Thiong’o gives us the second volume of his memoirs in the wake of his critically acclaimed Dreams in a Time of War.
 
In the House of the Interpreter richly and poignantly evokes the author’s life and times at boarding... Read more >
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The Italian Invasion of Abyssinia 1935-36

Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Raffaele Ruggeri


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $13.95

The Second Italo–Abyssinian War began in October 1935, when Mussolini ordered the invasion of Ethiopia from Italian-held Eritrea and Somaliland, thinking that he would easily crush an ill-prepared and badly equipped enemy. The Italians, in the face of widespread condemnation from the League of Nations, spread terror and destruction through their indiscriminate... Read more >
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The Obamas
The Obamas
Written by Peter Firstbrook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307591418
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The Obamas
The Untold Story of an African Family
Written by Peter Firstbrook


Format: Trade Paperback, 360 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $16.00

"Fascinating...adds many interesting details to what we know of the President’s heritage."
--David Remnick, TheNewYorker.com

On January 20, 2009, a few hundred men, women, and children gathered under trees in the twilight at K’obama, a village on the shores of Lake Victoria in western Kenya. Barack Obama’s rise to the American presidency had... Read more >
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The Obamas
The Obamas
Written by Peter Firstbrook
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ISBN: 9780307591425
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The Obamas
The Untold Story of an African Family
Written by Peter Firstbrook


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $11.99

"Fascinating...adds many interesting details to what we know of the President’s heritage."
--David Remnick, TheNewYorker.com

On January 20, 2009, a few hundred men, women, and children gathered under trees in the twilight at K’obama, a village on the shores of Lake Victoria in western Kenya. Barack Obama’s rise to the American presidency had... Read more >
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The Obamas
The Obamas
Written by Peter Firstbrook, Read by Peter Firstbrook
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307750457
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The Obamas
The Untold Story of an African Family
Written by Peter Firstbrook
Read by Peter Firstbrook


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $20.00

In the first in-depth history of the Obama family, Peter Firstbrook recounts a journey that starts in a mud hut by the White Nile and ends seven centuries later in the White House. Interweaving oral history and tribal lore, interviews with Obama family members and other Kenyans, the writings of Kenyan... Read more >
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I Refuse to Die
My Journey For Freedom
Written by Koigi Wa Wamwere
Foreword by Kerry Kennedy and Nan Richardson


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $15.95

An extraordinary account of how a laborer's son rose to challenge the power of despots, I Refuse to Die is both the autobiography of one gifted man who rose above the horrors of colonization, and an uncensored history of modern Kenya. The book is infused with the freedom songs of the... Read more >
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Saviors and Survivors
Saviors and Survivors
Written by Mahmood Mamdani
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385525961
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Saviors and Survivors
Darfur, Politics, and the War on Terror
Written by Mahmood Mamdani


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2010
Price: $16.00

From the author of Good Muslim, Bad Muslim comes an important book, unlike any other, that looks at the crisis in Darfur within the context of the history of Sudan and examines the world’s response to that crisis.

In Saviors and Survivors, Mahmood Mamdani explains how the conflict in Darfur began... Read more >
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Saviors and Survivors
Saviors and Survivors
Written by Mahmood Mamdani
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307377234
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Saviors and Survivors
Darfur, Politics, and the War on Terror
Written by Mahmood Mamdani


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2009
Price: $26.95

From the author of Good Muslim, Bad Muslim comes an important book, unlike any other, that looks at the crisis in Darfur within the context of the history of Sudan and examines the world’s response to that crisis.

In Saviors and Survivors, Mahmood Mamdani explains how the conflict in Darfur began... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
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