Central Africa

Brazzaville Beach

Brazzaville Beach

Boyd, William

"Utterly engaging....A novel of ideas, of big themes....William Boyd is a champion storyteller." - New York Times Book Review

William Boyd's classic Brazzaville Beach has...

December 29, 2009
Harper Perennial
352 Pages
Blood River: The Terrifying Journey Through the Worlds Most Dangerous Country
Published to rave reviews in the United Kingdom and named a Richard...
September 1, 2009
Grove Press
Heart of Darkness: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
Joseph Conrad's enduring portrait of the ugliness of colonialism in a deluxe edition with a gripping cover by Hellboy artist Mike Mignola. Nominated as one of America's best-loved...
August 28, 2012
Tears of a Man Flow Inward: Growing Up in the Civil War in Burundi
A prizewinning young author tells the moving story of growing up during Burundi's ethnic civil war in this powerful memoir hailed as "a jewel of a book" (Margaret MacMillan).

March 29, 2022
Random House
224 Pages
Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africas Greatest Explorer
A rousing biography of the most brilliant, and misunderstood, adventurer in the great age of exploration--winner of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography and a New York...
October 1, 2008
Yale University Press
608 Pages
Strength in What Remains

Strength in What Remains

Kidder, Tracy
Los Angeles Times - San Francisco Chronicle -Chicago Tribune - The Christian Science...
May 4, 2010
Random House Trade
The Poisonwood Bible

The Poisonwood Bible

Kingsolver, Barbara

"A powerful new epic . . . [Kingsolver] has with infinitely steady hands worked the prickly threads of religion, politics, race, sin and redemption into a thing of terrible beauty." --Los...

July 5, 2005
Harper Perennial
Tropical Gangsters: One Mans Experience with Development and Decadence in Deepest Afri
A gripping adventure story and an insightful look at why foreign aid so often fails.
July 22, 1991
Basic Books
By Night the Mountain Burns

By Night the Mountain Burns

Laurel, Juan Tomás Avila

This novel tells of childhood on a remote island off the west African coast. Superstition dominates in dark times and the hard-pressed islanders sacrifice their possessions to the enraged ocean....

November 1, 2014
And Other Stories
The Lights of Pointe-Noire: A Memoir

The Lights of Pointe-Noire: A Memoir

Mabanckou, Alain ; Stevenson,
A dazzling meditation on home-coming and belonging from one of "Africa's greatest writers" and the Man Booker International Prize finalist (The Guardian).


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