Kimani reimagines the rise and fall of colonialism in Africa by telling the story of the birth of Kenya’s railroad.
Catalog Tag: Africa
A truly exciting American debut from a Nigerian writer on Chris Abani’s new poetry imprint, Black Goat, with an introduction by Kwame Dawes.
The latest installment in Chris Abani’s critically-acclaimed Black Goat poetry series.
Award-winning poet Kwame Dawes explores the insidious nature of power and the limits of protest for Chris Abani’s Black Goat poetry series.
West Africa enters the Noir Series arena, meticulously edited by one of Nigeria’s best-known authors.
The debut title from Akashic’s Open Lens imprint: a universal tale of family, heritage, and the ties that bind, from the nationally best-selling author Randall Robinson.
This twelve-piece, limited-edition box set—an African Poetry Book Fund (APBF) project—features the work of eleven new African poets.
A young woman must learn to love and trust again after experiencing the brutality of ritual servitude in West Africa.
An American Rasta’s retelling of episodes in American history with an anti-colonial thrust and a view toward charting a brighter future.
The debut novel from the award-winning Ghanaian-born Jamaican poet.
Chris Abani’s new novella furthers his reputation as the most acclaimed young African writer today.
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o anchors this truly fascinating first East African installment in the Akashic Noir Series.
Award-winning novelist Mengiste artfully ushers the City of Humans, Ethiopia’s bustling capital, into the Noir Series arena.