Books

The Best Expressions of African Realities: Our books detail the lived and imagined experiences that sustain the African worldviews

Truth Is a Flightless Bird

Set against the impending arrival of President Obama to Kenya, Truth is a Flightless Bird, a crime novel, is an exploration of colonialism and current imperial and capitalist structures that create and perpetuate violence

Akbar Hussain
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Believers and Hustlers

This bold novel tells an important story about our times – the quest for power, the fears that trigger it, the hypocrisy that sustains it – and how religion can be weaponized to shroud it all in a mystery.

Sylva Nze Ifedigbo
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Barzakh: The Land In-Between

Members of the Institute for the Archeology of Human Thought unearth the bones of Gara, a young man, whose Myelin will unravel the secrets of his ancient consciousness.

Moussa Ould Ebnou
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Best of Isele Anthology

From short stories about the dark and the light, and how we loved then and now, to poems en route the world gathering notes of those in search of beginnings and those at their ends.

Ukamaka Evelyn Olisakwe
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Angola is Wherever I Plant My Field

In this collection of eighteen humorous absurdist stories, Melo weaves together postmodernism, postcolonial realities and Angolan history, through an intrusive narrator and author.

João Melo
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