African Literature Books


Things Fall Apart (1958), by Chinua Achebe.

So Long a Letter (1981), by Mariama Ba.

A Grain of Wheat (1967), by Ngugi Wa Thing’o.

Scarlet Song (1981), by Mariama Ba.

No Longer at Ease (1969), by Chinua Achebe.

Americanah (2013), by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Disgrace (1999), by J. M. Coetzee.

Coming To Birth (1986), by Marjorie Oludhe MacGoye.

Heart of Darkness (1899), by Joseph Conrad.

Half of A Yellow Sun (2010), by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Bride Price (1976), by Buchi Emecheta.

Purple Hibiscus (2013), by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

A Man of The People (1966), by Chinua Achebe.

We Should All Be Feminists (2015), by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Cry, the Beloved Country (1948), by Alan Paton.

The Thing Around Your Neck (2010), by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

In The Fog Of The Season’s End (1972), by Alex La Guma.

God’s Bits of Wood (1960), by¬†Ousmane Sembene.

The Concubine (1966), by Elechi Amadi.

Weep Not, Child (1964), by Ngugi Wa Thing’o.

July’s People (1981), by Nadine Gordimer.

Season of Migration to the North (1966), by Tayeb Salih.

Changes: A Love Story (1993), by Ama Ata Aidoo.

Foe (1986), by J. M. Coetzee.

A Guest of Honor (1970), by Nadine Gordimer.

Woman at Point Zero (1975), by Nawal El Saadawi.

Waiting for the Barbarians (1980), by J. M. Coetzee.

The Fishermen (2015), by Chigozi Obioma.

The Trouble With Nigeria (1983), by Chinua Achebe.

Dreams in a Time of War: A Childhood Memoir (2010), by Ngugi Wa Thing’o.

Wizard of the Crow: A Novel (2006), by Ngugi wa Thiong’o.