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Amazing novels by African authors you have to read

Kate Segrin recommends these 6 books:

Homegoing (9781101971062): Yaa Gyasi: Books

  • Rated 4.5 by 1941 users
  • Is it any surprise that these were tweeted immediately following me finishing “Homegoing” in an afternoon (Posted on Twitter)

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Stay with Me: A novel (9781101974414): Ayobami Adebayo: Books

  • Rated 4.5 by 287 users
  • Omg so I’ve been on this kick of reading only African authors and stocked up on a bunch of AMAZING novels to get me through the next month! (Posted on Twitter)

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Kintu: Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Aaron Bady: 9781945492013

  • Rated 4.2 by 26 users
  • Omg so I’ve been on this kick of reading only African authors and stocked up on a bunch of AMAZING novels to get me through the next month! (Posted on Twitter)

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Americanah (8601200954517): Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Books

  • Rated 4.5 by 4087 users
  • Americanah, Half of a Yellow Sun, both by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (fiction, love, humor, all time best books) (Posted on Twitter)

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  • Required reading (for life): Americanah. (Posted on Twitter)

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We Need New Names: A Novel (9780316230841): NoViolet Bulawayo: Books

  • Rated 4 by 302 users
  • Omg so I’ve been on this kick of reading only African authors and stocked up on a bunch of AMAZING novels to get me through the next month! (Posted on Twitter)

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Behold the Dreamers (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel (9780525509714): Imbolo Mbue: Books

  • Rated 4.3 by 1326 users
  • Omg so I’ve been on this kick of reading only African authors and stocked up on a bunch of AMAZING novels to get me through the next month! (Posted on Twitter)

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Kate Segrin says,

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I’ve been on this kick of reading African authors and stocked up on a bunch of AMAZING novels. Of these, Americanah is a must read book that is profound and witty.

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