East Africa

The Last Brother

The Last Brother

Appanah, Nathacha ; Strachan,

In The Last Brother by Nathacha Appanah, 1944 is coming to a close and nine-year-old Raj is unaware of the war devastating the rest of the world. He lives in Mauritius, a remote island in the...

February 1, 2011
Graywolf Press
The Pirates of Somalia: Inside Their Hidden World (Updated, Revised)

Soon to be a major motion picture

The first close-up look at the hidden world of Somali pirates by a young journalist who dared to make his way into their remote havens and spent a...

August 21, 2012
306 Pages
Wildlife of Madagascar

Wildlife of Madagascar

Behrens, Ken ; Barnes, Keith

The most comprehensive single-volume field guide to Madagascar's wildlife

The Indian Ocean island of Madagascar is one of the world's great natural treasures and ecotourism...

November 15, 2016
Princeton University Press
344 Pages
The Brightest Sun (First Time Trade)
An illuminating debut following three women in sub-Saharan Africa as they search for home and family

Leona, an isolated American anthropologist, gives birth to a baby girl in a...

February 26, 2019
Park Row
352 Pages


Bohjalian, Chris
A luxurious African safari turns deadly for a Hollywood starlet and her entourage in this riveting historical thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Flight...
May 10, 2022
Doubleday Books
Horn of Africa

Horn of Africa

Caputo, Philip
When Vietnam veteran and foreign correspondent Charlie Gage is recruited by the shadowy Thomas Colfax to assist with something called Operation Atropos, he has no idea he is about to be enlisted for...
February 5, 2002
496 Pages
Book of Khartoum: A City in Short Fiction

Book of Khartoum: A City in Short Fiction

Cormack, Raph ; Shmookler, Max
Nestled on the confluence of the Blue and White Niles, the city of Khartoum has, for two centuries, been a focal point for both imperialism and rebellion, a breeding ground for revolutionary fervor...
May 26, 2016
Comma Press
A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali

A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali

Courtemanche, Gil
A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali is a moving, passionate love story set amid the turmoil and terror of Rwanda's genocide.
All manner of Kigali residents pass their time by the pool of the...
October 12, 2004
272 Pages
The Queen of Katwe: One Girls Triumphant Path to Becoming a Chess Champion
Now a major motion picture starring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o and David Oyelowo, directed by Mira Nair.

The "astonishing" (The New York Times Book Review...

September 6, 2016
Scribner Book Company
256 Pages
Out of Africa: And Shadows on the Grass
Set in Africa, it is the story of Dinesen's years in Africa--together with Shadows on the Grass.
October 23, 1989
480 Pages

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