Afterlives: A Novel
From the winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature, a sweeping, multi-generational saga of displacement, loss, and love, set against the brutal colonization of east Africa.When he was just a boy, Ilyas was stolen from his parents on the...
$28.00
Seraph on the Suwanee: A Novel
This novel of turn-of-the-century white “Florida Crackers” marks a daring departure for Zora Neale Hurston, the author famous for her complex accounts of Black culture and heritage. Full of insights into the nature of love, attraction, faith, and loyalty, Seraph on...
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My Year of Rest and Relaxation: A Novel
A New York Times Bestseller“One of the most compelling protagonists modern fiction has offered in years: a loopy, quietly furious pillhead whose Ambien ramblings and Xanaxed b*tcheries somehow wend their way through sad and funny and strange toward something genuinely profound.”...
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A Kì Í: Yorùbá Proscriptive and Prescriptive Proverbs
This collection of Yoruba proverbs is the most complete and authoritative study that has ever been made available to the reading public and the scholarly community. It is written in standard modern Yoruba orthography, offering both the contracted and uncontracted...
$73.50
Requiem for Harlem (Mercy of a Rude Stream)
Completed just months before Henry Roth's death, the four-volume works of Mercy of a Rude Stream has become an epic American literary event. Here, in Requiem for Harlem, Roth tells the psychologically lacerating love story of Ira Stigman, a senior at City College,...
$20.00
Chaka
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Chaka
Chaka is a genuine masterpiece that represents one of the earliest major contributions from black Africa to the corpus of modern world literature. Mofolo's fictionalized life-story account of Chaka (Shaka), translated from Sesotho by D. P. Kunene, begins with the future...
$17.00
The Kebra Nagast
The Kebra Negast is the holy book of Ethiopian Christians and Jamaican Rastafarians.
$15.95
Abbeokuta Or Sunrise Within The Tropics: An Outline Of The Origin And Progress Of The Yoruba Mission (1855) paperback
Abbeokuta Or Sunrise Within The Tropics: An Outline Of The Origin And Progress Of The Yoruba Mission is a book written by Sarah Tucker and published in 1855. The book provides a comprehensive account of the Yoruba mission, which was...
$35.00
Sephora: a Hebrew Tale: Descriptive of the Country of Palestine and of the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Israelites; VOL. II (hardcover)
Nineteenth Century Collections Online: European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection includes the full-text of more than 9,500 English, French and German titles. The collection is sourced from the remarkable library of Victor Amadeus, whose Castle Corvey collection was one of...
$44.00
Sephora: a Hebrew Tale: Descriptive of the Country of Palestine and of the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Israelites; VOL. II (paperback)
Nineteenth Century Collections Online: European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection includes the full-text of more than 9,500 English, French and German titles. The collection is sourced from the remarkable library of Victor Amadeus, whose Castle Corvey collection was one of...
$44.00
Expiration Dates: A Novel
From the New York Times bestselling author of In Five Years and One Italian Summer comes a love story that will define a generation.Being single is like playing the lottery. There’s always the chance that with one piece of paper you could win it all.Daphne Bell...
$27.00
All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel
*NOW A NETFLIX LIMITED SERIES—from producer and director Shawn Levy (Stranger Things) starring Mark Ruffalo, Hugh Laurie, and newcomer Aria Mia Loberti*Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist, the beloved instant New York Times bestseller and New York Times Book Review Top 10...
$18.99
Remarkably Bright Creatures: A Read with Jenna Pick
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A Read With Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick! NAMED A BEST BOOK OF SUMMER by: Chicago Tribune * The View * Southern Living * USA Today “Remarkably Bright Creatures [is] an ultimately feel-good but deceptively sensitive debut. ....
$20.98
The Secret Lives of Booksellers and Librarians: Their stories are better than the bestsellers
This “celebration of the world of books” (Kirkus) is filled with true stories from the booksellers and librarians—the superheroes of reading—as told to the greatest storyteller of our time, James Patterson.  To be a bookseller or librarian… You have to play detective.  Be...
$28.00
James: A Novel
A brilliant, action-packed reimagining of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, both harrowing and ferociously funny, told from the enslaved Jim's point of view. • From the “literary icon” (Oprah Daily), Pulitzer Prize Finalist, and one of the most decorated writers of our...
$28.00
We Were the Lucky Ones
The New York Times bestseller with more than 1 million copies sold worldwide | Now a Hulu limited series starring Joey King and Logan LermanInspired by the incredible true story of one Jewish family separated at the start of World War II,...
$18.00
Why Do You Dance When You Walk
One morning in Paris on the way to kindergarten, a little girl asks her father “Papa, why do you dance when you walk?” The question is innocent and serious. Why does her father limp, why can’t he ride a bicycle...
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When We Speak of Nothing
Best mates Karl and Abu are both 17 and live near King’s Cross. It’s 2011 and racial tensions are set to explode across London. Abu is infatuated with gorgeous classmate Nalini but dares not speak to her. Meanwhile, Karl is...
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A Small Silence
Prof is an ex-prisoner, activist and retired academic, who resolves to live a life of darkness after his release from prison. He holes up in his apartment, pushing away friends and family, and embraces his status as an urban legend...
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Nairobi Noir
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o anchors this truly fascinating first East African installment in the Akashic Noir Series.Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each book comprises all new stories, each one set in...
$14.95
A Mind to Silence and other stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 2021-22
A woman who carries her fate and that of her community in her hair is beguiled by the deceptive designs of Europeans out to colonize her most prized possession. A man finds happiness in the reincarnation of a lost love....
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A Man Who Is Not A Man
A Man Who Is Not A Man recounts the personal trauma of a young Xhosa initiate after a rite-of-passage circumcision goes wrong. With frankness and courage, this powerful novel details the pain and lifelong shame this protagonist experiences as a...
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Like Water Like Sea
LIKE WATER LIKE SEA is an immersive novel of self-discovery, resilience, and the unifying power of love. It follows the life of Nia, a queer, bi/pansexual naturopath in London, as her life unfolds across three pivotal moments, spanning from her...
$24.95
Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun
Dr. Morayo Da Silva is one of the most memorable characters you are likely to encounter on the page – intelligent, indomitable, author and survivor of a large life. In dreamlike prose, Manyika dips in and out of her present,...
$14.95
The Lazarus Effect: A Vee Johnson Mystery
A gripping new addition to the African crime genre, from a talented debut author. Vee Johnson is an investigative journalist for the Cape Town magazine Urban. When she spots a photo of a familiar-looking girl at a local hospital, Vee launches...
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Lagos Noir
West Africa enters the Noir Series arena, meticulously edited by one of Nigeria's best-known authors. “This anthology stands out because of its unique approach to crime and punishment, and its intense focus on the sociological aspects of crime in one...
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Born on a Tuesday: A Novel (paperback)
From two-time Caine Prize finalist Elnathan John, a dynamic young voice from Nigeria, Born on a Tuesday is a stirring, starkly rendered first novel about a young boy struggling to find his place in a society that is fracturing along religious and...
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Avenues By Train (Hardcover)
When seven-year-old Jedza witnesses a tragic incident involving a train and the death of his close boyhood friend in his hometown Miner’s Drift, he is convinced that his life is haunted. Now in his mid-20s, Jedza is a down-and-out electrician,...
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Addis Ababa Noir
Addis Ababa is a sprawling melting pot of cultures where rich and poor live side by side in relative harmony―until they don't. Maaza Mengiste’s story “Dust, Ash, Flight” has won the 2021 Edgar Award for Best Short Story, presented by the...
$12.99
Accra Noir
Accra joins Lagos, Nairobi, Marrakech, and Addis Ababa in representing the African continent in the Noir Series arena. “Superb . . . Each story reaffirms how fundamental ‘place’ is to the noir genre and how the locale shapes the story...
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