Start the new year with good reads by some of Africa's most famous writers!
Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan
Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope by William Kamkwamba
The Famished Road by Ben Okri
Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa by Dambisa Moyo
They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky: The Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan by Benson Deng, Alephonsion Deng, and Benjamin Ajak with Judy A. Bernstein
Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa by Mark Mathabane
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For this Fair Trade Friday, here’s something a little different: a reading list of leading African writers from Amani Ya Juu News. Reading what others have written is a great way to bridge cultures and learn something new. We hope you enjoy these works!