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Review: A Son of the Nile by Teddy Warria

Part poem and part workbook, Son of the Nile by Teddy Warria captivates us with a rich tapestry of the Kenyan entrepreneur’s colourful life, says reviewer Anne Pratt.

Review: At Night All Blood Is Black by David Diop

David Diop’s novel gives a merciless yet poignant insight into the experience of West Africans who served, died or had their lives changed forever in the brutal trenches of World War I. Review by Gail Collins.

Review: Unbury Our Dead With Song by Mukoma Wa Ngugi

This novel by Kenyan poet, author and literary scholar Mukoma Wa Ngugi is the perfect balance between an appealing story, characters you like beyond their flaws and a feast of learning. Review by Gail Collins.

Review: The Girl with the Louding Voice

Abi Daré’s debut novel is not a comfortable read, but reviewer Gail Collins couldn’t put down this tale of a Nigerian girl whose life is dominated by lack of education, poverty and modern slavery.