Book of the Month

Independently ranked lists of the most viewed and searched books by African writers.

Independently ranked list of the most viewed and searched books for the Month by African writers.

1. Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood

The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime New York Times bestseller about one man’s coming-of-age

2. Green Hills of Africa

Green Hills of Africa is Ernest Hemingway’s lyrical journal of a month on safari in the great game country of East Africa

3. Mombasa Raha, My Foot

Everything went well until one by one, they woke up the following morning in strange rooms, with a camera on a tripod stand near their beds.

4. Catalys – Nancy Herberts

Catalyst (untold story of a transformed life) is the story of a young lady who suffered greatly from the impact of her horrible past.

5. Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale

This memorable retelling of Cinderella is perfect for introducing children to the fairy tale as well as the history.