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Africa's 100 Best Books of the 20th Century

'Over the last hundred years African writers have written of their lives, experiences, culture, history and myth; they have written in diverse forms, styles and in many languages. They have been published widely on the African continent, in Europe, the Americas and Asia. They have written in English, French... read more
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Things Fall Apart
2
Season of Migration to the North
3
Long Walk to Freedom
4
So Long a Letter
5
The Cairo Trilogy (Naguib Mahfouz)
6
Life and Times of Michael K (J.M. Coetzee)
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The Famished Road
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Nervous Conditions
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A Dry White Season
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Ake (Wole Soyinka)
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God's Bits of Wood
12
Woman at Point Zero
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13
The Joys of Motherhood (Buchi Emecheta)
14
The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born
15
The Palm Wine Drinkard
16
Abyssinian Chronicles (Moses Isegawa)
17
Arrow of God (Chinua Achebe)
18
The Dark Child
19
Burger's Daughter
20
Forest of a Thousand Daemons: A Hunter's Saga (Daniel O. Fagunwa)
21
Butterfly Burning (Yvonne Vera)
22
The Last Will & Testament of Senhor Da Silva Araújo (Cape Verde)
23
Chaka the Zulu
24
In My Father's House: Africa in the Philosophy of Culture (Kwame Anthony Appiah)
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25
Death and the King's Horseman by Wole Soyinka
26
Mamy Wata and the Monster (Véronique Tadjo)
27
Sleepwalking Land
28
The Invention of Africa (V.Y. Mudimbe)
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A Question of Power
30
A Grain of Wheat
31
Maps (Nurrudin Farah)
32
Anowa (Ama Ata Aidoo)
33
The Last Harmattan of Alusine Dunbar (Syl Cheney-Coker)
34
Ambiguous Adventure
35
The Simple Past (Driss Chraïbi)
36
Les Soleils Des Independence (Ahmadou Kourouma)
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37
Living, Loving, and Lying Awake at Night (Sindiwe Magona)
38
Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali (D.T. Niane)
39
Devil on the Cross by Ngugi Wa'thiongo
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Indaba, My Children (Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa)
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