Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born – Ayi Armah

Five words from the blurb: Ghana, bribes, corruption, temptation, scorn This week Kinna Reads is hosting Ghanaian Literature Week. Keen […]

The Mountain People – Colin Turnbull

   …..our much-vaunted human values are not inherent in humanity at all, but a luxury of ordered society. . . […]

I Do Not Come To You By Chance – Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

Winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize 2010, Best First Book: Africa. The short list for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize was announced last […]

Black Mamba Boy – Nadifa Mohamed

 Long listed for 2010 Orange Prize Last week the long list for the Orange prize 2010 was announced and I […]

My Driver – Maggie Gee

My Driver follows Vanessa Henman, an English author, who flies out to Uganda for an African Writer’s conference. Whilst there […]

My first self published book: The Native Hurricane – Chigozie John Obioma

I hadn’t read a self published book before I started this one. I had the impression that they were likely […]