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  • The Penguin Book of Modern African Poetry

    KSh 1,690

    'Poetry, always foremost of the arts in traditional Africa, has continued to compete for primacy against the newer forms of…

  • Africans and Their History

    KSh 2,000 KSh 1,800

    Africa has witnessed the birth of many important developments in history. Human evolution, including the use of fire, food production…

  • King Leopold’s Ghost

    KSh 1,100 KSh 990

    WINNER OF THE 1999 DUFF COOPER PRIZE. 'Brilliant .. this book must be read and re-read' Neal Ascherson'. 'A hundred…

  • Black Moses

    KSh 1,790

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2017. It's 1970, and in the People's Republic of Congo a Marxist-Leninist revolution…

    by Alain Mabanckou
  • Rumba on the River

    KSh 4,800

    There had always been music along the banks of the Congo River—lutes and drums, the myriad instruments handed down from…

  • The State of Africa

    KSh 1,650

    Africa is forever on our TV screens, but the bad-news stories (famine, genocide, corruption) massively outweigh the good (South Africa).…

  • The Looting Machine

    KSh 1,400

    ‘The Looting Machine’ is a searing exposé of the global web of traders, bankers, middlemen, despots and corporate raiders that…

  • The Challenge for Africa

    KSh 1,550

    In this groundbreaking work, the Nobel Peace Prize-winner and founder of the Green Belt Movement offers a new perspective on…

  • The Daily Assortment of Astonishing Things & Other Stories

    KSh 1,650 KSh 1,300

    Now entering its seventeenth year, the Caine Prize for African Writing is Africas leading literary award (named for the Booker…

    by Caine Prize for African Writing
  • The Gonjon Pin & Other Stories

    KSh 1,650

    The Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa's leading literary prize. For fifteen years it has supported and promoted contemporary…

    by Caine Prize for African Writing
  • Tram 83

    KSh 1,700

    Two friends, one a budding writer home from abroad, the other an ambitious racketeer, meet in the most notorious nightclub—Tram…

  • African Psycho

    KSh 1,190

    Gregoire Nakobomayo, a petty criminal, has decided to kill his girlfriend Germaine. He's planned the crime for some time, but…

    by Alain Mabanckou