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  • Rumba on the River

    KES 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

    KES 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

    KES 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

    KES 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

    KES 1,650 KES 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

    KES 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

    KES 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

    KES 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
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  • Broken Glass

    KES 1,290

    The history of Credit Gone West, a squalid Congolese bar, is related by one of its most loyal customers, Broken…

    by Alain Mabanckou
  • Black Bazaar

    KES 1,390

    Finalist for the Man Booker International Prize 2015. Buttologist is down on his uppers. His girlfriend, Original Colour, has cleared…

    by Alain Mabanckou
  • Tomorrow I’ll be Twenty

    KES 1,200

    Finalist for the Man Booker International Prize 2015 Michel is ten years old, living in Pointe Noire, Congo, in the…

    by Alain Mabanckou