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To try and to fail is not laziness. ~African Proverb (Unknown African source) Aya ✌🏾

Top 15 recently published books by writers and poets from Sub-Saharan Africa

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Interesting article about recently published books by writers and poets from Sub-Saharan Africa.
I was looking for books written by African writers.
Honor to African literature and to African writers!!!

Please like and comment on the original article 😉

Aya ✌🏾

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by Samira Sawlani

As the festive season begins, so does the enjoyable and/or stressful task of choosing Christmas presents for loved ones.

Fret not; be it for the book and poetry lovers in your life or a reward for yourself after all that shopping, here is a list of recently published fiction and poetry by writers and poets from Sub-Saharan Africa, literary finesse, which will make the perfect gift. homegoing

1.Homegoing, By Yaa Gyasi

Once in a while a literary masterpiece is written.

Homegoing is that masterpiece.

The novel begins in eighteenth century Ghana where Effia is married off to an Englishman while Esi, her half-sister is sold into slavery and shipped to America.

Thus begins an epic story spread across almost 300 years and covering the lives of the descendants of both sisters.

Clear, concise, powerful and bruising, this is a book which not only illustrates the brutality…

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Sunday’s Afro-beat:

West-Africa is at the honor this Sunday for my first Sunday's Afro-beat!!  By this, I want to show the typical African talent for positivity and Joy. And this spirit of simple Joy is always present on my beloved continent. This is... Continue Reading →

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