Western Africa Books

Books by writers/authors from the Western African region.

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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…

  • What it Means When a Man Falls from the Sky

    KSh 1,700

    A stunning collection of short stories from Caine-Prize shortlisted and Commonwealth Writer's Prize winner Lesley Nneka Arimah, WHAT IT MEANS…

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  • The Hired Man

    KSh 1,290

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

  • Scarlet Song

    KSh 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

    KSh 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

    KSh 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

    KSh 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

    KSh 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

    KSh 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

    KSh 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

    KSh 1,890

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