Reading Recommendations

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10 African Inspired Speculative Fiction Books

A curated list of 10 contemporary works of African inspired speculative fiction

Invocation

A call to the past from the present - with a view to the future

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This is Not Au Revoir

A short story about love, loss, and the pursuit of happiness against all odds

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‘A Very Young Judge’ by Leila Aboulela

A review of ‘A Very Young Judge’, a short story by Leila Aboulela, published in the landmark anthology ‘New Daughters of Africa’.

‘A Broken People’s Playlist’ by Chimeka Garricks

Book Review of Chimeka Garricks’ short-story collection ‘A Broken People’s Playlist’, published by Masobe Books.

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10 Memoirs and Autobiographies Written by Africans

10 Impactful, Inspirational, and Must-Read Autobiographies and Memoirs that were written by Africans.

‘This Is Not Au Revoir’ by Zukiswa Wanner

Review of the short story ‘This is Not Au Revoir’ by Zukiswa Wanner

‘House of Stone’ by Novuyo Rosa Tshuma

Book Review of Novuyo Rosa Tshuma’s debut novel ‘House of Stone’.

‘Radiance of Tomorrow’ by Ishmael Beah

Book Review of Ishmael Beah’s first novel ‘Radiance of Tomorrow’

‘Ẹ̀fọ́ Rírò’ by Iquo DianaAbasi

Book Review of Short Story Collection ‘Ẹ̀fọ́ Rírò’.

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5 Feminist Novels Everyone Should Read

A recommendation of 5 African Feminist Novels by African Women Writers.