dynamicafrica:

A list of the 10 best contemporary African books as chosen by , deputy editor of Granta Magazine via The Guardian.

Titles:

  • The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna (2010)
  • Zoo City by Lauren Beukes (2010)
  • Lyrics Alley by Leila Aboulela (2010)
  • The Hairdresser of Harare by Tendai Huchu (2010)
  • Looking for Transwonderland by Noo Saro-Wiwa (2012)
  • Broken Glass by Alain Mabanckou (2009)
  • African Metropolitan Architecture by David Adjaye (2011)
  • Beneath the Lion’s Gaze by Maaza Mengiste (2010)
  • Heart of Darkness by David Zane Mairowitz, Joseph Conrad and Catherine Anyango (2010)
  • Mama Miti by Donna Jo Napoli/Kadir Nelson (2010)

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