Eastern Africa Books

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  • Keeping Hope Alive

    KES 2,000

    For the last twenty years, Dr. Hawa Abdi and her daughters have run a refugee camp on their family farm…

  • What is the What

    KES 1,390

    This is the story of a man who, as a boy, was separated from his family in Sudan’s brutal civil…

  • Kenya: Between Hope and Despair

    KES 4,500

    Branch describes how Kenya constructed itself as a state and how ethnicity has proved a powerful force in national politics…

  • An Ordinary Man

    KES 1,600

    April 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide--Read more about the conflict and the amazing life story of…

  • Fighting Without Ceasing

    KES 1,740

    This is the autobiography of one of Kenya's foremost public figures and women role models, Muthoni Likimani. The subject has…

  • In Borrowed Light

    KES 1,400

    Fourteen years after independence, the enduring childhood friendship of three women has carried them through times of violence and loss…

  • Amedeo

    KES 1,590

    War-time love story set in Abyssinia, Eritrea and the Yemen 1935-1945. Amedeo Guillet is still alive and living in County…

  • The Last King of Scotland

    KES 1,450

    Shortly after his arrival in Uganda, Scottish doctor Nicholas Garrigan is called to the scene of a bizarre accident: Idi…

  • Crossbones

    KES 2,000

    After a long absence, an ageing Jeebleh has returned to visit old friends in his beloved Mogadiscio, accompanied by his…

    by Nuruddin Farah
  • Dukawalla and Other Stories

    KES 1,500

    In this collection of stories, Pheroze Nowrojee takes his readers on journeys into varied Kenyan, East African, and other landscapes,…

  • Swahili for the Broken-Hearted

    KES 1,400

    A week after breaking up with the GND (his travelling companion through Central America) Peter Moore heads off to Africa…

  • The Boy Who Met Jesus

    KES 1,590

    It's the greatest story never told: that of a boy who met Jesus and dared to ask him questions that…