Enter our ultimate gift hamper competition for a chance to win all 19 books featured in the Africa Book Club 2017 books of the year.
Enter our June 2015 book giveaway competition to win a copy of Mr. Fox (by Helen Oyeyemi).
Published by Picador, Mr. Fox was one of the New York Times 100 notable books of 2011 and also among the Africa Book Club 2011 Books of the Year. The novel centers around Mr. St. John Fox, as the main character, his wife Daphne and his muse, Mary. Fox, a writer, cannot help killing off the heroines of his stories.
Enter our May 2015 book giveaway competition to win a copy of Black Mamba Boy (by Nadifa Mohamed). Published in 2010 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Black Mamba Boy was longlisted for the Orange Prize. The author, Nadifa Mohamed was born in Hargeisa, Somalia.
Enter our April 2015 book giveaway competition to win a copy of Achmat Dangor’s book internationally acclaimed novel, Bitter Fruit (first published in 2001 by Kwela Books).
A finalist for the Man Booker Prize and the IMPAC Dublin Literary Prize, Bitter Fruit is a clear-eyed, witty, boisterous, yet deeply serious look at South Africa’s political history and its damaging legacy in the lives of those who live there.
Enter our March 2015 book giveaway competition to win a copy of Children of the Street (by Kwei Quartey). A physician and novelist, Ghanaian author Kwei Quartey is the best selling author of Wife of the Gods (2009), Children of the Street (2011), Murder at Cape Three Points (2014). He anticipates publication of the fourth Darko Dawson novel in the series, Gold of the Fathers, in early January 2016. Quartey currently lives in Pasedena, California.
Enter our February 2015 book giveaway competition to win a copy of Radiance of Tomorrow (by Ishmael Beah).
Our monthly book giveaway competition is back! To kick off the year, we are giving away a copy of Aman: The Story of a Somali Girl. Published by Vintage Books in 1994, the book is the extraordinary first-person account of a young woman’s coming of age in Somalia and her struggles against the obligations and strictures of family and society.
This month, we are giving away a copy of Dinaw Mengestu’s new book, All Our Names. An acclaimed author, Mengestu received the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 award, The New Yorker’s 20 Under 40 award, and a 2012 MacArthur Foundation genius grant.
To kick off the year, we are giving away a copy of A Good African Story: How a Small Company Built a Global Coffee Brand. Written by Andrew Rugasira, this is the inspirational story of how an African-owned coffee company became a profitable global brand. Rugasira offers an argument for trade as opposed to aid, and […]
For our final book giveaway competition of the year, we have selected Uwem Akpan’s Say You’re One of Them. Two lucky winners will each get to receive a copy. Published in 2008, the book was a 2009 Oprah Book Club selection. It is a collection of five stories, each told from the perspective of a young child growing up against immense challenges. Each of the stories is set in a different country.