Children of Virtue and Vengeance (Legacy of Orïsha, #2)

Children of Virtue and Vengeance (Legacy of Orïsha, #2)

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My Sister, the Serial Killer

My Sister, the Serial Killer

My Sister, the Serial Killer is a blackly comic novel about how blood is thicker and difficult to get out of the carpet than water When Korede s dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what s expected of her bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of

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Homegoing

Homegoing

A novel of breathtaking sweep and emotional power that traces three hundred years in Ghana and along the way also becomes a truly great American novel Extraordinary for its exquisite language, its implacable sorrow, its soaring beauty, and for its monumental portrait of the forces that shape

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Freshwater

Freshwater

An extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self It centers around a young Nigerian woman, Ada, who develops separate selves within her as a result of being born with one foot on the other side Unsettling, heartwrenching, dark, and powerful,

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Stay with Me

Stay with Me

This celebrated, unforgettable first novel, shortlisted for the prestigious Women s Prize for Fiction and set in Nigeria, gives voice to both husband and wife as they tell the story of their marriage and the forces that threaten to tear it apart Yejide and Akin have been married since they met and

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Behold the Dreamers

Behold the Dreamers

Jende Jonga, a Cameroonian immigrant living in Harlem, has come to the United States to provide a better life for himself, his wife, Neni, and their six year old son In the fall of 2007, Jende can hardly believe his luck when he lands a job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a senior executive at

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El peligro de la historia única

El peligro de la historia única

Con su caracter stico amor por las historias, en este manifiesto Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie hace una llamada a rechazar los relatos nicos Se trata de su primera TED Talk, un emotivo discurso que han visto m s de tres millones de personas Con rotundidad y calidez, la autora reivindica la riqueza de

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An Orchestra of Minorities

An Orchestra of Minorities

A heart breaking and mythic story about a Nigerian poultry farmer who sacrifices everything to win the woman he loves, by Man Booker Finalist and author of The Fishermen, Chigozie Obioma A contemporary twist on the Odyssey, An Orchestra of Minorities is narrated by the chi, or spirit of a young

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The Fishermen

The Fishermen

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize Astonishing remarkable, mythic Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple Impressive and beautifully imagined EconomistIn a small town in western Nigeria, four young brothers take advantage of their strict father s absence from home to go fishing at a

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers Edition

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers Edition

TheNew York Timesbestselling memoir of the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village is now perfect for young readers When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba s tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season s crops, leaving them with nothing to eat and

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De vrouw in de blauwe mantel

De vrouw in de blauwe mantel

Kaapstad, Zuid Afrika Rechercheurs Bennie Griessel en Vaughn Cupido werken bij de afdeling Ernstige Delicten, ook wel de Valken genoemd, van de politie van Kaapstad Ze krijgen een zaak toebedeeld die niemand anders wil en die al 96 uur oud is Antiek, voor een moordonderzoek Iemand heeft het

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Under the Udala Trees

Under the Udala Trees

Inspired by Nigeria s folktales and its war, Under the Udala Trees is a deeply searching, powerful debut about the dangers of living and loving openly Ijeoma comes of age as her nation does born before independence, she is eleven when civil war breaks out in the young republic of Nigeria Sent

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A Particular Kind of Black Man

A Particular Kind of Black Man

A stunning debut novel, from Rhodes Scholar and winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing, Tope Folarin about a Nigerian family living in Utah and their uncomfortable assimilation to American life Living in small town Utah has always been an uneasy fit for Tunde Akinola s family, especially for

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The Shadow King

The Shadow King

A gripping novel set during Mussolini s 1935 invasion of Ethiopia, The Shadow King takes us back to the first real conflict of World War II, casting light on the women soldiers who were left out of the historical record With the threat of Mussolini s army looming, recently orphaned Hirut struggles

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