Western Africa Books

Books by writers/authors from the Western African region.

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  • The Hired Man

    KES 1,290

    Gost is surrounded by mountains and fields of wild flowers. The summer sun burns. The Croatian winter brings freezing winds.…

  • Scarlet Song

    KES 630

    Mireille, daughter of a French Diplomat, Ousmane, son of a poor Muslim family in Senegal: Two childhood sweethearts forced to…

  • In the Shadow of a Saint

    KES 1,890

    In late 1995, the little-known Ogoni region in Nigeria became a fable for our times. Ken Saro-Wiwa, a renowned poet…

  • This Child Will Be Great

    KES 1,790

    In January 2006, after the Republic of Liberia had been racked by fourteen years of brutal civil conflict, Ellen Johnson…

  • Balotelli: The Remarkable Story Behind the Sensational Headlines

    KES 1,500

    Mario Balotelli has a reputation like no other in football. Since exploding onto the scene at Inter Milan in 2007,…

  • 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 Devil That Danced on the Water

    KES 1,390

    Praised as “a shining example of what autobiography can be: harrowing, illuminating and thoughtful” (USA Today), Aminatta Forna’s intensely personal…

  • Ancestor Stones

    KES 1,290

    A young woman from West Africa, who has lived in England for many years, returns after years of civil war. The…

  • We are the Heirs of the World’s Revolutions

    KES 1,890

    Thomas Sankara led the revolution of 1983 to 1987 in Burkina Faso. In the five speeches contained in this pamphlet,…

  • Women’s Liberation and the African Freedom Struggle

    KES 1,000

    There is no true social revolution without the liberation of women, explains the leader of the 1983-87 revolution in Burkina…

  • An Image of Africa

    KES 890

    Beautifully written yet highly controversial, An Image of Africa asserts Achebe's belief in Joseph Conrad as a 'bloody racist' and…

    by Chinua Achebe
  • Burma Boy

    KES 1,290

    A few months ago fourteen-year-old Ali Banana was apprenticed to a whip-wielding blacksmith in his rural hometown. Now its winter…