dynamicafrica:

A list of the 10 best contemporary African books as chosen by  Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, 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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dynamicafrica:

A list of the 10 best contemporary African books as chosen by  Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, 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)
ZoomInfo
dynamicafrica:

A list of the 10 best contemporary African books as chosen by  Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, 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)
ZoomInfo
dynamicafrica:

A list of the 10 best contemporary African books as chosen by  Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, 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)
ZoomInfo
dynamicafrica:

A list of the 10 best contemporary African books as chosen by  Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, 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)
ZoomInfo
dynamicafrica:

A list of the 10 best contemporary African books as chosen by  Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, 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)
ZoomInfo
dynamicafrica:

A list of the 10 best contemporary African books as chosen by  Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, 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)
ZoomInfo
dynamicafrica:

A list of the 10 best contemporary African books as chosen by  Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, 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)
ZoomInfo
dynamicafrica:

A list of the 10 best contemporary African books as chosen by  Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, 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)
ZoomInfo
dynamicafrica:

A list of the 10 best contemporary African books as chosen by  Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, 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)
ZoomInfo

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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