Section - AFRICA BOOK SHELVES

This American Life Sef

This American Life Sef

For me, the beauty of -This American Life Sef- is the writing style that is used. The stories are hilarious and engaging. The sarcasm used makes the accounts even more comical...

Where Dead Men Walk

Where Dead Men Walk

.......The poems go to express a different side of things, or rather, a different way to look at so many different things. The beauty of dark poetry is that, it launches you into an entirely different understanding of your basic, everyday poetry.

So Long a Letter

So Long a Letter

She then discusses the life that she led with her husband, leading up to when Modou betrayed her by taking a second wife without her knowledge after 25 years of marriage. Ramatoulaye details to Aissatou how she dealt with this betrayal emotionally and how she grew throughout each event in her life.

I Write What I Like: Selected Writings

I Write What I Like: Selected Writings

‘I Write What I Like’ reflects Biko's conviction that black people in South Africa could not be liberated until they united to break their chains of servitude, a key tenet of the Black Consciousness Movement that he helped found.

Nights of the Creaking Bed

Nights of the Creaking Bed

Corruption, religious intolerance, gratuitous violence, the irresponsible attitudes of some men to their offspring and the importance of joy are some of the big themes that underlie this memorable collection.

Sweet Crude Odyssey

Sweet Crude Odyssey

...Bruce plunges into this dark abyss of betrayal and destruction, striking illicit million dollar deals and battling security forces and rival militants. But steadily, even as he outruns poverty and gains a fearsome reputation in the oil cabal, death, karma and the law stay close on his heels.

Nadia: Battles and Hopes

Nadia: Battles and Hopes

She is at the point where she cannot go on with the status quo. As she tries to put her dysfunctional family together, she is overcome by cancer which threatens to take away her peace of mind and destroy the hope she builds for a better tomorrow......

Aiming for the Summit

Aiming for the Summit

This thrilling adventure story follows Tatu, the team leader, and her teammates on a quest to reach the summit of the highest peak in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro.

Fearless Seed

Fearless Seed

Society places on us burdens that there are some people we do not ‘deserve’ to serve because of economic, financial or ethical differences… At best; this is a figment of our imagination.

Tales of Two Women

Tales of Two Women

In Nigeria, and most parts of Africa, child bearing is seen as what makes a woman. No matter her academic and financial successes a woman is not properly valued until she gives to her husband and family a child, preferably a son.

Stay with Me

Stay with Me

Yejide and Akin have been married since they met and fell in love at university. Though many expected Akin to take several wives, he and Yejide have always agreed: polygamy is not for them.