‘The Gilded Ones’ by Namina Forna

Book Review of Namina Forna’s YA debut ‘The Gilded Ones’

‘The Girl with the Louding Voice’ by Abi Daré

Review of Abi Daré’s touching novel ‘The Girl With the Louding Voice’

‘Conjure Women’ by Afia Atakora

Review of Afia Atakora’s debut novel ‘Conjure Women’.

‘The Famished Road’ by Ben Okri

Review of Ben Okri’s ‘The Famished Road’, the first book in a trilogy that includes ‘Songs of Enchantment’ and ‘Infinite Riches’.

‘The Shadow King’ by Maaza Mengiste

Maaza Mengiste’s homage to the women who fought in the 1935 war against Italy.

Literandra at The Sankofa Book Club

Alessandra and Akaninyene join The Sankofa Book Club for their thirty-fifth podcast episode

‘An Act of Defiance’ by Irene Sabatini

Literandra Review of Irene Sabatini’s forthcoming novel ‘An Act of Defiance’.

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Normalise! African Literature in Focus

Read all about our first event at Waterstones in London, in honour of Sylvia Arthur and her library Libreria Ghana.

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Black Literary History – An African Perspective

Read all about our first London Event, organised in honour of Sylvia Arthur and her library (Libreria Ghana).

‘The Girl With the Hazel Eyes’ by Callie Browning

Book Review of Callie Browning’s debut novel ‘The Girl With the Hazel Eyes’

‘Silence Is My Mother Tongue’ by Sulaiman Addonia

‘But I carry history in my blood’ (‘Silence Is My Mother Tongue’).

‘Elsewhere, Home’ by Leila Aboulela

Review of Leila Aboulela’s short story collection, exploring notions of migration, belonging and ‘home’.