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  • Hunter & Gatherer

    by Okang'a Ooko ...
    She is a hunter and he is a gatherer. She loves building enterprises; he has a penchant for making money. But they are married because they both wants one thing. Power.Kassela Obange is an intelligent and ambitious marketing professional covertly orchestrating her destiny to success in advertising in the bustling business community of Upperhill, Nairobi. The millionaire tenderpreneur Rapudo Oremo ... Read more

    $7.00 USD

  • Busineswoman's Fault

    by Okang'a Ooko ...
    Businesswoman’s Fault is a dense collection of seven new stories that are deeply thoughtful, and endlessly entertaining flights of imagination. These stories deal with a diversity of issues and show emerging challenges facing Africans today especially in their struggle to survive.Set against the restless background of Nairobi’s corporate world, the seven stories capture the shifting boundaries of ... Read more

    $4.90 USD

  • When You Sing To The Fishes

    by Okang'a Ooko ...
    Guitarist Otis Dundos is back in Kisumu, the addictive and possessive lakeside town. Back in the ‘80s, he was the Urban Benga guitar legend. His commercially potent mix of hard benga and lofty rumba was loud with a culture surrounding it, and a cult-like following. It ignited an entire generation of music fans. It made him rich and famous.When he left Kisumu twenty years ago, it was a sudden ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • BENGAMAN

    by Okang'a Ooko ...
    In 1975, as a man-boy, Otis Dundos makes a significant step into music when a guitar comes into his hands through quirky circumstances one sunny day in downtown Kisumu. He discovers he has talent for guitar. In the '80s, he finishes schooling and tries to fit in and find his place. But he is more an archetype than flesh-and-blood youth. Performing with Nico Opija and KDF in Kondele gives him a ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

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  • One Day I Will Write About This Place

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    *A New York Times Notable Book**A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice**A Publishers Weekly Top Ten Book of the Year*Binyavanga Wainaina tumbled through his middle-class Kenyan childhood out of kilter with the world around him. This world came to him as a chaos of loud and colorful sounds: the hair dryers at his mother's beauty parlor, black mamba bicycle bells, mechanics in Nairobi, t... ... Read more

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    Celebrating ten years of the leading literary prize for African fiction (dubbed "The African Booker"), 10 Years of the Caine Prize brings together the ten winning stories along with a story each from the four African winners of the Booker Prize: Chinua Achebe, J.M. Coetzee, Nadine Gordimer, and Ben Okri.The ten winners:Leila Aboulela for The MuseumHelon Habila for Love PoemsBinyavanga Wainaina for ... Read more

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    When he lands in Harare North, our unnamed protagonist carries nothing but a cardboard suitcase full of memories and a longing to be reunited with his childhood friend, Shingi.He ends up in Shingi's Brixton squat where the inhabitants function at various levels of desperation. Shingi struggles to find meaningful work and to meet the demands of his family back home; Tsitsi makes a living renting ... Read more

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  • The Way I See It

    The Musings of a Black Woman in the Rainbow Nation

    Lerato Tshabalala first came to our attention in 2011 with her ‘Urban Miss’ column in the Sunday Times, and since then she has by turns entertained, exasperated, amused and confounded her fans and critics alike. Now, with her first book, she looks set to become the national institution she deserves to be. With her customary wit and keen insight into social, political and cultural affairs, Lerato ... Read more

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    Do You Control Your Mind or does Somebody Else Control It for You?

    by M. A. Fricker ...
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  • Runz

    Typical African Literature depicting the challenges faced by some female university students, and the ups and downs, peer pressure and the eventual outcome of events. ... Read more

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  • Where the Children Take Us

    How One Family Achieved the Unimaginable

    by Zain E. Asher ...
    In this spellbinding memoir, popular CNN anchor Zain E. Asher pays tribute to her mother’s strength and determination to raise four successful children in the shadow of tragedy.Awaiting the return of her husband and young son from a road trip, Obiajulu Ejiofor receives shattering news. There’s been a fatal car crash, and one of them is dead.In Where the Children Take Us, Obiajulu’s daughter, Zain ... Read more

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