Great African Reads

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African Literature in French French reads!
Short Story Reads All short story reads.

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50 Books By African Women That Everyone Should Read
My African Literature goal for 2019
African Trek 2019
African Lit TBR Takedown
Random African Travels Challenge
Bingo Challenge

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La Saison de l'ombre
by
Start date
January 1, 2019
Finish date
February 28, 2019
Discussion
African Lit in French
Why we're reading this
Selected as Jan/Feb 2019 read for Africa lit in French
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Behold the Dreamers
by
Start date
January 1, 2019
Finish date
February 28, 2019
Discussion
Regional Reads - Books 2019
Why we're reading this
Winner of the poll for our jan/feb 2019 Central Africa read.
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Your Madness, Not Mine: Stories of Cameroon
by
Start date
January 1, 2019
Finish date
February 28, 2019
Discussion
Short Story Reads - 2019
Discussion leader
Priyanka Sofia
Why we're reading this
Part of the 2019 Short Story Reads.
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The Collector of Treasures and Other Botswana Village Tales
by
Start date
March 1, 2019
Finish date
April 30, 2019
Discussion
Short Story Reads - 2019
Discussion leader
Priyanka Sofia
Why we're reading this
Regional read / Short Story Reads Mar/April 2019
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+ Welcome
* Navigating Great African Reads 2019
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 1 post · 30 views
last updated Dec 24, 2018 01:34AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Housekeeping (AKA Rules and guidelines)
By Muphyn · 3 posts · 384 views
last updated Apr 13, 2011 04:59AM
* Welcome to new members!!... and introduction... if you want
By Muphyn · 798 posts · 924 views
last updated Jan 24, 2019 10:34AM
Let's discuss African lit
By Priyanka Sofi… , Short Story Reading Chief · 19 posts · 78 views
last updated Feb 02, 2019 01:19PM
DRC
By John · 13 posts · 53 views
last updated Dec 21, 2018 08:54PM
Navigating Great African Reads 2018
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 2 posts · 303 views
last updated Jan 14, 2018 01:39PM
* Challenge: 50 Books By African Women That Everyone Should Read
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 33 posts · 208 views
last updated Sep 11, 2018 01:27AM
Book lists for the Challenge: 50 Books By African Women That Everyone Should Read
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 72 posts · 291 views
last updated 20 hours, 38 min ago
Group input, please - suggestions, ideas?
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 24 posts · 40 views
last updated Oct 22, 2018 07:06PM
Tour d'Afrique Listopia
By Diane , Head Librarian · 4 posts · 54 views
last updated Dec 04, 2017 10:06PM
2017: A big read, Contemporary lit or a country theme?
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 55 posts · 138 views
last updated Dec 04, 2017 08:37PM
Mar/April 2019 | Mama Namibia by Mari Serebrov NO SPOILERS
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 1 post · 7 views
last updated Feb 10, 2019 10:10PM
Mar/April 2019 | Mama Namibia by Mari Serebrov SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Feb 10, 2019 10:09PM
Jan/Feb 2019 | Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 11 posts · 32 views
last updated Feb 05, 2019 07:41PM
Jan/Feb 2019 | Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue NO SPOILERS
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 9 posts · 46 views
last updated Feb 04, 2019 02:48PM
* Jan/Feb 2019 | Your Madness, Not Mine: Stories of Cameroon by Makuchi
By Priyanka Sofi… , Short Story Reading Chief · 19 posts · 35 views
last updated Jan 29, 2019 07:56PM
Mar/Apr 2019 | The Collector of Treasures and Other Botswana Village Tales by Bessie Head
By Priyanka Sofi… , Short Story Reading Chief · 9 posts · 14 views
last updated Feb 13, 2019 04:08PM
2019 - short story reads
By Priyanka Sofi… , Short Story Reading Chief · 2 posts · 20 views
last updated Dec 07, 2018 06:07PM
Mar-Apr 2019 | Nominations for graphic novels in French
By Wim , French Readings · 18 posts · 13 views
last updated 2 hours, 11 min ago
Mar-Apr 2019: Akissi : attaque de chats, by Marguérite Abouet SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Wim , French Readings · 2 posts · 4 views
last updated Feb 17, 2019 09:18PM
Mar-Apr 2019: Akissi : attaque de chats, by Marguérite Abouet NO SPOILERS
By Wim , French Readings · 1 post · 1 views
last updated Feb 17, 2019 10:48AM
African lit in French in 2019?
By Wim , French Readings · 23 posts · 28 views
last updated Feb 08, 2019 09:09AM
Jan-Feb 2019: La Saison de l'ombre by Léonora Miano NO SPOILERS
By Wim , French Readings · 13 posts · 18 views
last updated Jan 30, 2019 07:00PM
Jan-Feb 2019: La Saison de l'Ombre by Léonora Miano SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Wim , French Readings · 7 posts · 14 views
last updated Jan 28, 2019 10:24AM
Nov-Dec 2018: La Belle de Casa by In Koli Jean Bofane NO SPOILERS
By Wim , French Readings · 18 posts · 16 views
last updated Jan 03, 2019 06:34PM
Jan-Feb 2019 | Nominations Central Africa in French
By Wim , French Readings · 13 posts · 24 views
last updated Dec 22, 2018 12:37PM
Nov-Dec 2018: La Belle de Casa by In Koli Jean Bofane SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Wim , French Readings · 7 posts · 15 views
last updated Dec 07, 2018 02:36PM
Nov-Dec 2018 | Nominations for African lit in French
By Wim , French Readings · 16 posts · 28 views
last updated Oct 25, 2018 08:25PM
* Jan/Feb 2019 | Central Africa
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 10 posts · 64 views
last updated Dec 16, 2018 11:18PM
Mar/April 2019 | Southern Africa
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 9 posts · 52 views
last updated Feb 11, 2019 01:18AM
May/July 2019 | Eastern Africa
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 3 posts · 32 views
last updated Jan 03, 2019 03:25PM
July/Aug 2019 | Northern Africa
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 1 post · 23 views
last updated Jul 18, 2018 10:26AM
* Challenge Rules
By Diane , Head Librarian · 1 post · 26 views
last updated Dec 23, 2018 05:17PM
Ankit's Level I African Trek
By Ankit · 3 posts · 8 views
last updated Feb 08, 2019 11:48AM
Susan's African Trek-2019
By Susan · 4 posts · 21 views
last updated Feb 07, 2019 06:44AM
Tamara's Rebel African Trek
By Tamara · 7 posts · 24 views
last updated Jan 28, 2019 07:30PM
Sofia’s Level II African Trek
By Priyanka Sofi… , Short Story Reading Chief · 3 posts · 19 views
last updated Jan 23, 2019 03:42AM
Carolien's Level I trek
By Carolien · 2 posts · 16 views
last updated Jan 16, 2019 08:43PM
Diane's Level III African Trek
By Diane , Head Librarian · 2 posts · 21 views
last updated Jan 03, 2019 11:09PM
* Numbers Selected
By Diane , Head Librarian · 14 posts · 23 views
last updated Jan 30, 2019 08:29AM
* Challenge Rules
By Diane , Head Librarian · 4 posts · 25 views
last updated Dec 29, 2018 03:27PM
Tinea's TBR Takedown Challenge
By Tinea , Former Special Project Leader · 7 posts · 20 views
last updated Feb 13, 2019 08:24PM
African lit is the best
By Maroua · 3 posts · 12 views
last updated Feb 10, 2019 06:53PM
Cam's TBR Takedown Challenge
By Cam · 9 posts · 15 views
last updated Jan 30, 2019 08:20AM
Sofia’s TBR Takedown Challenge
By Priyanka Sofi… , Short Story Reading Chief · 4 posts · 20 views
last updated Jan 20, 2019 10:52PM
Diane's TBR Takedown Challenge
By Diane , Head Librarian · 6 posts · 20 views
last updated Jan 11, 2019 02:13AM
Whitlaw' TBR Takedown Challenge
By Whitlaw · 5 posts · 20 views
last updated Jan 02, 2019 07:42AM
* Challenge Rules
By Diane , Head Librarian · 19 posts · 35 views
last updated Jan 26, 2019 05:16AM
Susan Random Travels 2019
By Susan · 2 posts · 8 views
last updated Feb 07, 2019 06:51AM
Diane's 2019 Random African Travels List
By Diane , Head Librarian · 2 posts · 17 views
last updated Jan 11, 2019 02:09AM
Carolien's 2019 Random African Travels Challenge
By Carolien · 2 posts · 14 views
last updated Jan 02, 2019 07:44PM
* Bingo Challenge - discussions
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 3 posts · 23 views
last updated Jan 12, 2019 11:04PM
Val's Bingo Challenge 2019
By Valerie · 7 posts · 22 views
last updated Jan 23, 2019 10:33PM
Carolien's 2019 Bingo Challenge
By Carolien · 4 posts · 16 views
last updated Jan 16, 2019 08:46PM
Sofia's Bingo Challenge 2019
By Priyanka Sofi… , Short Story Reading Chief · 2 posts · 16 views
last updated Dec 31, 2018 03:18PM
Anetq's Bingo Challenge 2019
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 1 post · 11 views
last updated Dec 28, 2018 11:23PM
* Challenge Rules
By Diane , Head Librarian · 49 posts · 167 views
last updated Dec 23, 2018 04:31PM
* Countries and Book Selections
By Diane , Head Librarian · 5 posts · 61 views
last updated Dec 27, 2017 11:14PM
Diane's West to East African Trek
By Diane , Head Librarian · 16 posts · 29 views
last updated Jan 01, 2019 01:19AM
Susan trekking South
By Susan · 18 posts · 37 views
last updated Dec 24, 2018 06:53AM
Beth's long walk south
By Beth · 11 posts · 40 views
last updated Dec 23, 2018 05:42PM
Rowi's going under
By Rowizyx · 14 posts · 38 views
last updated Jul 21, 2018 05:01AM
Diane's North to South African Trek
By Diane , Head Librarian · 56 posts · 73 views
last updated May 22, 2018 07:55PM
Verenas literarische Reise - Verena's literary trek
By Verena · 12 posts · 16 views
last updated May 04, 2018 02:43PM
Sofia's Read Across Africa Challenge
By Priyanka Sofi… , Short Story Reading Chief · 2 posts · 15 views
last updated Apr 10, 2018 04:33AM
Career Limiting Moves: Ghetto Tuition. Corporate Ambition
By M.F. · 2 posts · 8 views
last updated Jan 24, 2019 10:29AM
I'll Never Listen to You Again! Free ebook download
By Andrew · 1 post · 9 views
last updated Jan 15, 2019 03:06PM
Free French Bible
By Craig · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Dec 31, 2018 08:38PM
A guide to African music
By Nick · 3 posts · 9 views
last updated Dec 19, 2018 09:48PM
L'enfer c'est lui
By Jo · 1 post · 10 views
last updated Dec 07, 2018 12:07PM
Economic Jihad: Putting the Kibosh on Antiquated Social Axioms Defining Us
By Jo · 1 post · 6 views
last updated Nov 19, 2018 01:06AM
Morocco
By J.R. · 1 post · 10 views
last updated Jul 26, 2018 03:13PM
Eritrea
By J.R. · 1 post · 8 views
last updated Jul 26, 2018 02:58PM
Finding Europe Through Africa's Deserts and Seas-The Perils,Triumphs and Karma
By Peterson · 1 post · 9 views
last updated Apr 30, 2018 11:31AM
Lost Children of Cush - a novel of South Sudan
By Letitia · 1 post · 16 views
last updated Apr 24, 2018 05:31PM
* Nov-Dec: 2017 | Zimbabwe: Nervous Conditions, by Tsitsi Dangarembga
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 36 posts · 78 views
last updated Sep 15, 2018 04:21AM
* Nov-Dec: 2017 | Zimbabwe: The Hairdresser of Harare by Tendai Huchu
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 6 posts · 40 views
last updated May 02, 2018 03:27AM
* Nov-Dec: 2017 | Zimbabwe: The Maestro, the Magistrate and... by Tendai Huchu
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 7 posts · 27 views
last updated Dec 19, 2017 09:53PM
* Sept-Oct: 2017 | Uganda: Kintu by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 17 posts · 74 views
last updated Dec 02, 2017 01:06PM
* July-August 2017 | Tunisia: The Colonizer and the Colonized by Albert Memmi
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 14 posts · 71 views
last updated Nov 21, 2017 09:11AM
Jan-June 2017 | Tanzania: Desertion by Abdulrazak Gurnah
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 45 posts · 118 views
last updated Oct 01, 2017 11:23AM
May-July 2017 | Zambia: A Cowrie of Hope by Binwell Sinyangwe
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 10 posts · 97 views
last updated Aug 16, 2017 08:14PM
Jan/Feb 2017 | Togo: Do They Hear You When You Cry
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 7 posts · 60 views
last updated Mar 27, 2017 01:02AM
* Tour d'Afrique: Stopovers 2013-2017 (M-Z)
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 9 posts · 44 views
last updated May 09, 2017 06:56PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Tour d'Afrique: Stopovers 2008-2012 (A-L)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 6 posts · 317 views
last updated May 08, 2017 08:43PM
* Tour d'Afrique: What is it?
By Muphyn · 5 posts · 506 views
last updated Apr 14, 2011 12:49AM
Final destination: Zimbabwe
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 14 posts · 99 views
last updated Oct 31, 2017 04:22PM
Following the lakes up to Uganda
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 13 posts · 82 views
last updated Aug 07, 2017 10:50AM
To the northern tip of the continent: Tunisia
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 15 posts · 46 views
last updated Jul 02, 2017 08:06PM
May 2017: Zambia
By Jenny (Readin… · 12 posts · 51 views
last updated May 16, 2017 09:37PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. North to Tunisia
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 7 posts · 65 views
last updated May 08, 2017 11:49PM
Overland and up the coast to Tanzania
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 13 posts · 55 views
last updated May 07, 2017 07:38PM
Exploring Côte d'Ivoire: March & April 2012
By Muphyn · 36 posts · 75 views
last updated Apr 22, 2017 10:11PM
* Contemporary Literature (CL) - overview 2011-2015
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 1 post · 19 views
last updated May 17, 2017 10:57AM
Bulawayo: We Need New Names | (CL) first read: June 2015
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 25 posts · 90 views
last updated Dec 29, 2018 01:50AM
Adichie: Half of a Yellow Sun | (CL) first read: Mar 2015
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 20 posts · 90 views
last updated Aug 10, 2018 07:31PM
Coetzee: Waiting for the Barbarians | (CL) first read: Sep 2013
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 47 posts · 115 views
last updated Apr 29, 2018 08:13PM
Ngũgĩ: Nairobi Heat | (CL) first read: Dec 2011
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 40 posts · 78 views
last updated Feb 23, 2018 06:01PM
Mohamed: Black Mamba Boy | (CL) first read: Nov 2012
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 17 posts · 84 views
last updated Jan 31, 2018 05:07AM
Mengiste: Beneath the Lion's Gaze | (CL) first read: Jan 2014
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 14 posts · 85 views
last updated Jan 19, 2018 03:08AM
Rifaat: Distant View of a Minaret | (CL) first read: Apr 2014
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 11 posts · 70 views
last updated Jan 14, 2018 02:59AM
Matar: Anatomy of a Disappearance | (CL) first read: May 2012
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 6 posts · 91 views
last updated Jan 14, 2018 02:35AM
Abani: Graceland | (CL) first read: Sept 2015
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 6 posts · 34 views
last updated Jun 26, 2017 09:55PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * The general idea (Sep 2011)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 25 posts · 47 views
last updated Nov 24, 2011 11:37AM
Childhood in Southern Africa (Nov 2014)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 16 posts · 46 views
last updated Nov 05, 2014 06:32PM
Gender in North Africa (April-June 2014)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 40 posts · 62 views
last updated Jul 08, 2014 03:38AM
Conflict in East Africa (January-March 2014)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 47 posts · 90 views
last updated May 08, 2014 10:56PM
Narrative Non-Fiction (Nov 2013)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 24 posts · 46 views
last updated Nov 23, 2013 11:07PM
Contemporary: Narrative Non-Fiction (Sep 2012)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 28 posts · 89 views
last updated Nov 20, 2013 04:42PM
Mystery/Thriller (Dec 2013)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 4 posts · 28 views
last updated Nov 19, 2013 05:34PM
Contemporary Fiction (Oct 2013)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 12 posts · 43 views
last updated Nov 14, 2013 01:44AM
Contemporary: Short Stories & Poetry & Plays (Sep 2012)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 24 posts · 86 views
last updated Jul 04, 2013 08:50PM
Contemporary: Mystery & Thriller (Sep 2012)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 18 posts · 56 views
last updated Jun 01, 2013 05:32PM
* General
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 54 posts · 282 views
last updated Sep 09, 2017 07:13PM
Manu Herbstein | Ama
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 55 posts · 158 views
last updated Jan 22, 2019 07:05AM
Best African Author Websites
By deleted member · 1 post · 20 views
last updated Aug 23, 2017 08:19PM
Annalisa Conti | Africa
By Annalisa · 2 posts · 16 views
last updated Sep 01, 2015 07:39PM
A volunteer's memoir of Sudan
By Mike · 1 post · 20 views
last updated May 26, 2015 06:12PM
Mark Wentling | Africa's Embrace
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 7 posts · 39 views
last updated Mar 22, 2015 10:18PM
Squirting Milk at Chameleons
By Simon · 5 posts · 29 views
last updated Feb 20, 2015 04:52PM
AfriLit 2013 Celebrated the Best in African Literature
By AALBC.com · 1 post · 25 views
last updated Jan 19, 2015 02:22PM
Kenneth Waxman | Ajak's Song
By Kswaxman · 7 posts · 21 views
last updated May 18, 2014 10:17AM
Joshua Zakary | The Tide
By Joshua · 2 posts · 21 views
last updated May 02, 2014 12:02AM
* General Book Recommendations
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 170 posts · 413 views
last updated Apr 11, 2017 09:58PM
Read Harder Challenge Recommendations
By Mona · 11 posts · 50 views
last updated Jun 25, 2017 02:01AM
Listopias about Africa
By Tinea , Former Special Project Leader · 21 posts · 154 views
last updated Feb 25, 2016 04:27PM
Seeking Nigerian recommendations
By Sheila · 35 posts · 135 views
last updated Nov 20, 2015 02:15PM
Wikithon on African Lit, June 4 2015
By Tinea , Former Special Project Leader · 2 posts · 15 views
last updated May 26, 2015 06:31AM
Contemporary African Literature
By Anupam · 15 posts · 81 views
last updated Feb 02, 2015 04:55AM
50 Books By African Women That Everyone Should Read
By Beverly · 15 posts · 160 views
last updated Jan 23, 2015 04:15AM
"Mission to Kala" by Mongo Beti
By Andrea · 4 posts · 63 views
last updated Jan 19, 2015 01:11PM
Seeking books about Makoko (Lagos)
By Liralen · 8 posts · 29 views
last updated Sep 10, 2014 09:39PM
Recommendations? YA fiction from/in Africa
By Liralen · 10 posts · 49 views
last updated May 18, 2014 08:50AM
* General
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 17 posts · 105 views
last updated May 14, 2015 05:36PM
Kenya
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 25 posts · 132 views
last updated Aug 26, 2018 11:42PM
Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria
By George · 10 posts · 12 views
last updated Mar 21, 2018 05:05AM
Rhodesia/Zambia/Zimbabwe
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 51 posts · 131 views
last updated Mar 13, 2016 08:10AM
Mali
By deleted member · 10 posts · 89 views
last updated Mar 12, 2016 09:48PM
Zanzibar & its history
By Anne · 5 posts · 44 views
last updated Jul 01, 2015 03:00AM
* Blogs from and about Africa
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 64 posts · 295 views
last updated Aug 22, 2017 11:05PM
Free "Jesus" Movie In Swahili
By Craig · 1 post · 9 views
last updated Jun 07, 2018 06:53PM
Literary community & places in African cities
By Tinea , Former Special Project Leader · 2 posts · 13 views
last updated Apr 12, 2018 12:47PM
Mully Book & Movie
By Craig · 1 post · 8 views
last updated Feb 20, 2018 08:36PM
Aid worker experience in Africa
By John · 2 posts · 22 views
last updated Jan 29, 2018 04:16AM
Recommendations for vampires and/Or shapeshifter books
By deleted member · 3 posts · 27 views
last updated Jun 23, 2017 07:20PM
Africana Studies Curriculum
By Chris · 3 posts · 32 views
last updated Jul 16, 2016 07:12PM
West Africa Word Symbol Song Exhibition
By Laura · 4 posts · 14 views
last updated Nov 27, 2015 09:40AM
Is this something to make a song and dance about?
By Leo · 13 posts · 26 views
last updated Aug 29, 2015 08:23PM
North Sudan
By Laura · 30 posts · 47 views
last updated May 10, 2015 12:02PM
* January-March 2014: Decolonizing the Mind
By Tinea , Former Special Project Leader · 26 posts · 87 views
last updated Mar 20, 2014 11:12AM
* April-June 2014: Dead Aid
By Tinea , Former Special Project Leader · 12 posts · 63 views
last updated Oct 04, 2014 07:55AM
An Ordinary Man
By Belinda · 5 posts · 19 views
last updated Jun 30, 2017 02:00AM
China in Africa
By Anne · 10 posts · 33 views
last updated Apr 20, 2016 03:01PM
Potential Books to Read in 2014
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 42 posts · 121 views
last updated Feb 28, 2014 05:19AM
Showing 9 of 9 topics — 191 comments total
+ Kenya in 2016
* Introduction and Rules
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 16 posts · 96 views
last updated Apr 01, 2016 09:28AM
June author: Wangari Maathai
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 4 posts · 37 views
last updated Jun 29, 2016 11:46PM
Nonfiction Readings
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 12 posts · 61 views
last updated Jun 21, 2016 06:14PM
May Author: Lily Mabura
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 7 posts · 29 views
last updated May 25, 2016 03:54PM
April Author: Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 9 posts · 32 views
last updated May 06, 2016 08:14AM
Authors To Read
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 21 posts · 73 views
last updated Apr 20, 2016 02:58PM
March Author: Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 50 posts · 77 views
last updated Apr 18, 2016 09:57PM
February Author: M.G. Vassanji
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 45 posts · 41 views
last updated Mar 15, 2016 11:44PM
Planning
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 23 posts · 48 views
last updated Feb 02, 2016 03:56AM
Showing 10 of 16 topics — 310 comments total
+ Nigeria in 2015
* General
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 19 posts · 106 views
last updated Jul 19, 2017 06:47PM
* Authors we would like to read this year
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 50 posts · 150 views
last updated Dec 03, 2017 12:08AM
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | June Featured Author
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 42 posts · 116 views
last updated Aug 09, 2017 05:33PM
Buchi Emecheta | May Featured Author
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 20 posts · 40 views
last updated May 10, 2017 09:02PM
Okey Ndibe | October Featured Author
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 6 posts · 34 views
last updated Jun 22, 2016 01:46AM
Lola Shoneyin: September featured author
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 4 posts · 17 views
last updated Oct 24, 2015 08:08AM
Chigozie Obioma | April Featured Author
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 19 posts · 54 views
last updated Oct 08, 2015 04:10PM
Helen Oyeyemi | August Featured Author
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 7 posts · 44 views
last updated Oct 06, 2015 10:29AM
January: A History of Nigeria
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 35 posts · 66 views
last updated Aug 19, 2015 06:21PM
Chris Abani | July Featured Author
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 5 posts · 26 views
last updated Aug 06, 2015 08:25AM
* General and Reading Schedule
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 24 posts · 102 views
last updated Oct 11, 2015 11:27PM
Epilogue
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 2 posts · 20 views
last updated Oct 20, 2015 02:56AM
18 | Phones, Asians and the professions: The new Africa
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 2 posts · 18 views
last updated Oct 20, 2015 02:55AM
14 | Not just another country: South Africa
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 2 posts · 20 views
last updated Oct 19, 2015 02:55AM
13 | Copying King Leopold: Congo
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 2 posts · 18 views
last updated Oct 19, 2015 02:54AM
16 | Look out world: Nigeria
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 2 posts · 25 views
last updated Oct 17, 2015 05:16PM
1 | Africa is a Night Flight Away
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 10 posts · 43 views
last updated Oct 13, 2015 09:52PM
10 | God, trust and trade: Senegal
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 2 posts · 20 views
last updated Oct 13, 2015 05:24PM
9 | Missing the story and the sequel: Burundi and Rwanda
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 2 posts · 18 views
last updated Oct 13, 2015 05:23PM
8 | A tick bigger than the dog: Angola
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 2 posts · 17 views
last updated Oct 12, 2015 05:12AM
* Reading Schedule and Background Material
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 55 posts · 125 views
last updated Nov 17, 2014 05:57PM
Part 1: The Founding Factors (January 1-February 2)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 41 posts · 69 views
last updated Jan 22, 2015 06:16PM
Part 6: Settlers (August 18-September 28)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 13 posts · 23 views
last updated Jan 04, 2015 02:07AM
Part 8: The First Dance of Freedom (Nov 3-Dec 14)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 2 posts · 17 views
last updated Dec 26, 2014 11:12PM
Part 7: The Scramble (Sept 29-Nov 2)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 3 posts · 19 views
last updated Dec 26, 2014 11:10PM
Part 5: Foreign Influences (June 30 - August 17)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 35 posts · 33 views
last updated Nov 11, 2014 12:03PM
Part 4: African Civilizations (May 5-June 29)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 54 posts · 41 views
last updated Oct 31, 2014 02:37AM
Recommended Further Reading
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 10 posts · 23 views
last updated Oct 29, 2014 04:50AM
Part 3: The African Options (March 9-May 4)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 23 posts · 32 views
last updated Oct 24, 2014 03:14AM
Part 2: Humanity Emerging (Feb 3 - March 8)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 8 posts · 39 views
last updated Oct 24, 2014 12:19AM
* Pre-2014 prizes & awards
By Muphyn · 2 posts · 13 views
last updated May 18, 2014 01:16PM
* Caine Prize Short List 2014
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 12 posts · 32 views
last updated May 20, 2014 01:03AM
11 Authors Shortlisted for The Nigeria Prize for Literature 2016
By Beverly · 2 posts · 28 views
last updated Jul 18, 2016 10:28AM
Caine Prize 2016
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 7 posts · 41 views
last updated Jul 05, 2016 04:12PM
Burt Award for African Literature in Ghana 2014
By Manu · 7 posts · 29 views
last updated Oct 10, 2014 03:16PM
Caine Prize Winner 2014
By Beverly · 2 posts · 9 views
last updated Jul 16, 2014 03:37PM
South African awards 2014
By Carolien · 1 post · 13 views
last updated Jun 29, 2014 07:52PM
Commonwealth Short Story Prize Winner 2014
By Beverly · 1 post · 20 views
last updated Jun 18, 2014 02:35PM
Tope Folarin wins 14th Caine Prize for African Writing 2014
By Beverly · 6 posts · 37 views
last updated Apr 24, 2014 02:04PM
Americanah wins NBCC Award 2014
By Beverly · 1 post · 16 views
last updated Mar 14, 2014 01:33PM
* Welcome!
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 1 post · 34 views
last updated Jan 01, 2014 06:20PM
* General Chatter
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 14 posts · 74 views
last updated Apr 25, 2014 10:21AM
Marieke's Diaspora Reads 2014
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 4 posts · 45 views
last updated Sep 01, 2014 07:46PM
* Nov/Dec 2018 | Western Africa
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 27 posts · 83 views
last updated Sep 17, 2018 10:59PM
Sept/Oct 2018 | Northern Africa
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 18 posts · 66 views
last updated Jul 18, 2018 10:20AM
July/Aug 2018 | Eastern Africa
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 22 posts · 80 views
last updated May 22, 2018 08:21PM
Jan/Feb 2018 | Western Africa
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 36 posts · 138 views
last updated Apr 12, 2018 11:35AM
Mar/April 2018 | Central Africa
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 28 posts · 98 views
last updated Mar 30, 2018 05:49PM
May/June 2018 | Southern Africa
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 27 posts · 81 views
last updated Mar 29, 2018 10:40AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Tour d'Afrique: Stopovers 2013 - 2017 (M-Z)
By Muphyn · 24 posts · 229 views
last updated Jan 02, 2017 05:22PM
Celebrate National Translation Month with new translations from the Hausa language
By Beverly · 1 post · 19 views
last updated Sep 24, 2016 06:12PM
June 2016
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 3 posts · 78 views
last updated Jul 21, 2016 07:01PM
May 2016
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 2 posts · 69 views
last updated May 13, 2016 11:37PM
April 2016
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 1 post · 18 views
last updated Apr 07, 2016 07:53PM
March 2016
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 5 posts · 82 views
last updated Mar 18, 2016 09:34PM
February 2016
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 7 posts · 77 views
last updated Feb 19, 2016 11:39AM
January 2016
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 4 posts · 65 views
last updated Jan 29, 2016 06:56PM
2016 is fast approaching!
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 34 posts · 68 views
last updated Dec 11, 2015 12:25AM
October 2015 Reads
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 7 posts · 80 views
last updated Oct 15, 2015 09:20PM
* What is this challenge about?
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 13 posts · 98 views
last updated Jun 14, 2014 11:31AM
* General Chatter
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 16 posts · 48 views
last updated Apr 25, 2014 10:52AM
Marieke's Readings from the Classics
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 1 post · 38 views
last updated Apr 19, 2014 01:53PM
Wizard of the Crow (possibly March)
By Marieke , Former guide & Chief Chatterbox · 29 posts · 52 views
last updated Mar 18, 2014 07:56AM
* 2018 schedule
By Priyanka Sofi… , Short Story Reading Chief · 35 posts · 87 views
last updated Sep 03, 2018 08:01AM
My Father's Head by Okwiri Oduor (1-15th nov)
By Priyanka Sofi… , Short Story Reading Chief · 3 posts · 7 views
last updated Dec 06, 2018 01:47PM
The Sack by Namwali Serpell (16-30th Nov)
By Priyanka Sofi… , Short Story Reading Chief · 4 posts · 7 views
last updated Dec 05, 2018 06:20PM
Memories we lost by Lidudumalingani (1-15th Dec)
By Priyanka Sofi… , Short Story Reading Chief · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Dec 03, 2018 09:18PM
Miracle by Tope Folarin (16-30th Oct)
By Priyanka Sofi… , Short Story Reading Chief · 3 posts · 7 views
last updated Oct 22, 2018 02:24PM
Bombay’s Republic by Rotimi Babatubde (1-15th Oct)
By Priyanka Sofi… , Short Story Reading Chief · 3 posts · 13 views
last updated Oct 04, 2018 05:33PM
Hitting Budapest by NoViolet Bulawayo (16-30th Sept)
By Wim , French Readings · 5 posts · 7 views
last updated Sep 28, 2018 06:38PM
Waiting by EC Osondu (16th-31st Aug)
By Wim , French Readings · 3 posts · 3 views
last updated Sep 28, 2018 06:23PM
Poison by Henrietta Rose-Innes (1-15th Aug)
By Wim , French Readings · 3 posts · 6 views
last updated Sep 28, 2018 12:12AM
Stickfighting Days by Olufemi Terry (1-15th Sept)
By Wim , French Readings · 1 post · 6 views
last updated Sep 02, 2018 07:42PM
* Nov/Dec 2018 | So long a letter by Mariama Bâ NO SPOILERS
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 2 posts · 16 views
last updated Oct 02, 2018 02:27PM
* Nov/Dec 2018 | A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah NO SPOILERS
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 2 posts · 10 views
last updated Nov 02, 2018 04:45PM
* Nov/Dec 2018 | A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 6 posts · 15 views
last updated Nov 28, 2018 01:16PM
* Nov/Dec 2018 | So long a letter by Mariama Bâ SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 6 posts · 13 views
last updated Nov 16, 2018 03:58AM
July/Aug 2018 | Unbowed: A Memoir by Wangari Maathai NO SPOILERS
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 13 posts · 37 views
last updated Dec 11, 2018 12:07PM
Sept/Oct 2018 | Woman at Point Zero, by Nawal El-Saadawi SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 8 posts · 28 views
last updated Oct 24, 2018 07:31AM
Sept/Oct 2018 | Woman at Point Zero, by Nawal El-Saadawi NO SPOILERS
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 5 posts · 14 views
last updated Oct 04, 2018 11:28AM
Sept/Oct 2018 | The Translator by Leila Aboulela SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 6 posts · 22 views
last updated Sep 14, 2018 11:38AM
Sept/Oct 2018 | The Translator by Leila Aboulela NO SPOILERS
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 8 posts · 29 views
last updated Sep 07, 2018 10:00AM
July/Aug 2018 | A Grain of Wheat by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 2 posts · 18 views
last updated Aug 21, 2018 10:38PM
* Great African Reads: Short Stories
By Priyanka Sofi… , Short Story Reading Chief · 14 posts · 109 views
last updated Jul 08, 2017 12:56PM
"The Virus" by Magogodi oaMphela Makhene (South Africa)
By Sheila · 7 posts · 36 views
last updated Jul 27, 2017 11:48PM
"Bush Baby" by Chikodili Emelumadu (Nigeria)
By Sheila · 7 posts · 30 views
last updated Jul 25, 2017 07:26PM
"God's Children are Little Broken Things" by Arinze Ifeakandu (Nigeria)
By Sheila · 4 posts · 30 views
last updated Jul 25, 2017 03:14PM
'Who Will Greet You At Home' by Lesley Nneka Arimah (Nigeria)
By Sheila · 4 posts · 35 views
last updated Jul 25, 2017 01:35PM
"The Story of the Girl Whose Birds Flew Away" by Bushra al-Fadil (Sudan)
By Sheila · 1 post · 24 views
last updated Jul 08, 2017 12:48PM
Possible short story readings?
By Anetq , Tour Operator & Guide · 4 posts · 18 views
last updated May 26, 2017 03:21AM
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La Belle de Casa
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So Long a Letter
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The Translator
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Woman at Point Zero
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A Grain of Wheat
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Unbowed: A Memoir
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July's People
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Tram 83
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The Book of Chameleons
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King Leopold's Ghost
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Marieke
Marieke
Former guide & Chief Chatterbox

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Tinea
Former Special Project Leader

Anetq
Anetq
Tour Operator & Guide

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Liralen

Diane
Diane
Head Librarian

Priyanka Sofia
Priyanka Sofia
Short Story Reading Chief

Wim
Wim
French Readings

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