• Addis Ababa Noir

    Addis Ababa Noir

    Not so gentle stories, be they thriller or mystery, all of which are set in Ethiopia's capital.

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  • Little Family

    Little Family

    Beah, Ishmael

    This family of 5 know 15 languages and 3 dialects between them. But they know nothing of one another's lives before they came together by happenstance, before the world became virtually unlivable.

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  • Queenie

    Queenie

    Carty-Williams, Candice

    Jamaican-British Queenie Jenkins experiences intersectional culture and feels fully comfortable nowhere. In this novel, Queenie carves out a space for herself.

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  • Love, Anger, Madness

    Love, Anger, Madness

    Chauvet, Marie

    A grouping of three novellas that explore the violent brutality and societal inequity Haiti has undergone. They are named Love, Anger, and Madness, respectively.

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  • The Belle Créole

    The Belle Créole

    Condé, Maryse

    22-year-old Black gardener Dieudonne Sabrina is accused of killing his white female employer/lover. La Belle Creole is his boathome and getaway vehicle, and the novel follows his escape and rumination therein.

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  • This Mournable Body

    This Mournable Body

    Dangarembga, Tsitsi

    The follow-up to Nervous Conditions, in which Tambudzai is approaching her 40s and fumbling around for a place in the world, with a series of events that forces her to move back in with her impoverished parents.

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  • Accra Noir

    Accra Noir

    Danquah, Nana-ama (EDT)/ Brew-hammond, Nana Ekua (CON)/ Dawes, Kwame (CON)/ Twum, Adjoa (CON)/ Ocansey, Kofi Blankson (CON)

    Set in the capital of Ghana, these short stories are chilling and mysterious, giving you a feel for the city's distinct neighborhoods and cultures.

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  • At Night All Blood Is Black

    At Night All Blood Is Black

    Diop, David

    A young, Senegalese man leaves home for the first time to join the army during World War I with his friend. A series of events leads him on a deadly mission every night to quiet his soul.

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  • Butter Honey Pig Bread

    Butter Honey Pig Bread

    Ekwuyasi, Francesca

    This novel tells the story of a Nigerian woman who believes she is a spirit who is supposed to bring suffering through a death she doesn't carry out. Instead she raises two twin daughters.

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  • The Death of Vivek Oji

    The Death of Vivek Oji

    Emezi, Akwaeke

    When Vivek dies, the family and friends left behind sort out their feelings and memories as Vivek's hidden story and true self comes to light.

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