Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Books of 2013

  1. The Life of Pi by Yann Martel
  2. Periodic Table by Primo Levi
  3. The Best of Simple by Langston Hughes
  4. Speeches that Changed the World by Emma Beare (Editor)
  5. Gathering Seaweed: African Prison Writing by Jack Mapanji (Editor)
  6. Oedipus Rex by Sophocles
  7. The Ghost of Sani Abacha by Chuma Nwokolo
  1. Wizard of the Crow by Ngugi wa Thiong'o
  2. Definition of a Miracle by Farida N. Bedwei
  3. Fathers & Daughters - An Anthology of Exploration by Ato Quayson (Editor)
  4. Dead Aid - Why Aid Makes things Worse and How there is another Way for Africa by Dambisa Moyo
  5. Interventions - A Life in War and Peace by Kofi Annan (with Nader Mousavizadeh)
  1. War and Peace (Volume IVolume IIVolume III, & Volume IV) by Leo Tolstoy
  2. Smouldering Charcoal by Tiyambe Zeleza
  3. Breaking Silence - A Poetic Lifeline from Slavery to Love by James Robert Myers (Editor)
  4. The Lump in her Throat (SS) by Aba Amissah Asibon
  1. Antifragile - Things that Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  2. Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
  3. The Government Inspector by Nikolai V. Gogol
  4. My First Coup D'etat - Memories from the Lost Decades of Africa by John Dramani Mahama
  5. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  1. Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey
  2. Saturday by Ian McEwan
  3. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  4. Auto Da Fe by Elias Canetti
  1. Infinite Riches by Ben Okri
  2. The Palm-Wine Drinkard by Amos Tutuola
  3. Tales of Tenderness and Power by Bessie Head
  4. When Rain Clouds Gather by Bessie Head
  5. The Karamazov Brothers by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  6. The Cardinals with Meditations and Short Stories by Bessie Head
  1. Ama - A Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade by Manu Herbstein
  2. God Dies by the Nile by Nawal El Saadawi
  3. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  1. A Heart's Quest by Elikplim Akorli
  2. The Spider King's Daughter by Chibundu Onuzo
  3. Farad by Emmanuel Iduma
  4. Taboo by Mawuli Adzei
  5. Kongi's Harvest by Wole Soyinka
  1. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  2. A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
  1. Indaba, My Children by Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa
  2. The Parliament of Poets by Frederick Glaysher
  3. African Roar 2013 by Emmanuel Sigauke (Editor)
  4. The Confusions of Young Torless by Robert Musil
  5. An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen
  6. Permit for Survival by Bill Marshall
  7. Persuasion by Jane Austen
  8. Women of Owu by Femi Osofisan
  1. True Murder by Yaba Badoe
  2. The Poor Christ of Bomba by Mongo Beti
  3. Dreams in a Time of War - a Childhood Memoir by Ngugi wa Thiong'o
  4. Allah is not Obliged by Ahmadou Kourouma
  5. Waiting for the Wild Beasts to Vote by Ahmadou Kourouma
  6. A Bit of Difference by Sefi Atta
  7. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  8. South African Short Stories from 1945 to Present by Denis Hirson with Martin Trump (Editors)
  1. Delta of Venus by Anais Nin
  2. African Short Stories by Chinua Achebe and C. L. Innes (Editors)
  3. A Cowrie of Hope by Binwell Sinyangwe
  4. No Sweetness Here by Ama Ata Aidoo
  5. That's Doctor Sinatra, You Little Bimbo! by G. B. Trudeau
  6. Dune by Frank Herbet
  7. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
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