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Author(s): Ayobami Adebayo
Book Pages: 272 - Publish Date: 2017-08-22 - Publisher: Knopf
Description: "A stunning debut novel." —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times This celebrated, unforgettable first novel (“A bright, big-hearted demonstration of female spirit.” –The Guardian), shortlisted for the prestigious Bailey’s Prize and set in Nigeria, gives voice to both husband and wife as they tell the story of their marriage--and the forces that threaten to tear it apart. Yejide and Akin h...
Author(s): Caz Hildebrand
Book Pages: 224 - Publish Date: 2017-08 - Publisher: Unknown
Description: The ultimate stylish kitchen resource, exploring the history of sixty spices and their uses--a must have for cooks and food lovers alike
Book Pages: 226 - Publish Date: 2017-07-17 - Publisher: African Expressive Cultures
Description: There is a culturally significant way of being Yor�b� that is expressed through dress, greetings, and celebrations--no matter where in the world they take place. Ad�l�k� Ad�k documents Yor�b� patterns of behavior and articulates a philosophy of how to be Yor�b� in this innovative study. As he focuses on historical writings, If� divination practices, the use of proverbs in con...
Author(s): Daniel R. Aronson
Book Pages: 224 - Publish Date: 2017-07-12 - Publisher: Routledge
Description: The City Is Our Farm examines cultural change in Africa from the vantage point of real human beings caught up in that change. By presenting vignettes from the daily lives of seven households, Professor Aronson presents what is the source of social-science theory: the experience of individuals. To readers who think of development in terms of GNP, political rhetoric, and vague abstractions, this book supplies a much-needed corrective.
Author(s): Nnedi Okorafor
Book Pages: 384 - Publish Date: 2017-07-11 - Publisher: Penguin
Description: Affectionately dubbed "the Nigerian Harry Potter," Akata Witch weaves together a heart-pounding tale of magic, mystery, and finding one's place in the world. Twelve-year-old Sunny lives in Nigeria, but she was born American. Her features are African, but she's albino. She's a terrific athlete, but can't go out into the sun to play soccer. There seems to be no place where she fits in. And then she ...
Author(s): Daniel Foor
Book Pages: 336 - Publish Date: 2017-07-11 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Description: A practical guide to connecting with your ancestors for personal, family, and cultural healing • Provides exercises and rituals to help you initiate contact with your ancestors, find ancestral guides, and assist the dead who are not yet at peace • Explains how to safely engage in lineage repair work by connecting with your more ancient ancestors before relating with the recently deceased • E...
Author(s): R. S. Belcher
Book Pages: 288 - Publish Date: 2017-06-27 - Publisher: Tor Books
Description: 1870. Maude Stapleton, late of Golgotha, Nevada, is a respectable widow raising a daughter on her own. Few know that Maude belongs to an ancient order of assassins, the Daughters of Lilith, and is as well the great-great-great-great-granddaughter of Anne Bonney, the legendary female pirate. Leaving Golgotha in search of her daughter Constance, who has been taken from her, Maude travels to Charlest...
Author(s): Amrita Chakraborty
Book Pages: 90 - Publish Date: 2017-06-26 - Publisher: Partridge Publishing
Description: “Nigeria! Why?” Chhobi’s world is turned upside down when her husband has to suddenly move to what she had heard as the “crime, strife and disease-ridden dystopia” of West Africa. What she finds when she gets there challenges her in more ways than she ever imagined. From coquettish, vivacious maids to kidnappers who weren’t bereft of all humaneness, she finds a land where the hardships...
Author(s): Helaine Daniels
Book Pages: 196 - Publish Date: 2017-04-21 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Description: This is the story of an African American woman whose education and training take her from Union, a small town in South Carolina, to (and through) twelve years at Harvard University as a director of graduate programs and as an alumna. Along the way, she marries an African medical doctor, travels to sixty-one countries, and spends a full year working with her former husband’s Yoruba family as they...
Book Pages: 246 - Publish Date: 2017-03-14 - Publisher: Springer
Description: This book offers a comprehensive account of the nature and development of political communication in Africa. In light of the growing number of African states now turning towards democratic rule, as well as the growing utilization of information technologies in Africa, the contributors examine topics such as: the role of social media in politics, strategic political communication, political philoso...