Award and Summary video 2012
Author of the year: Buchi Emecheta. Nigerian
Book of the Year: Zenzele A letter for My Daughter by J. Nozipo Maraire. Zimbabwean
Debut Young Writer of the Year: Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond. Ghanaian/American with her first novel Powder Necklace.
Non-African Novel of the Year: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon British.
Top 10 Must Read
Top 2. Nigeria The African Trilogy: Part 1; Things Fall Apart, 1958, by Chinua Achebe
Top 3. Zimbabwe Zenzele A letter for My Daughter by J. Nozipo Maraire.
Top 4. Nigeria Half of a yellow sun, 2006, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Top 5. Somalia Infidel, 2007, by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Top 6. Nigeria I Do Not Come to You by Chance, 2009, Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
Top 7. Sierra Leone A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, 2007, Ishmael Beah
Top 8. Ghana Changes, A Love Story, 1991, by Ama Ata Aidoo
Top 10. Senegal So Long A Letter, 1979, Mariama Bâ
Buchi Emecheta Chinua Achebe J. Nozipo Maraire
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Ayaan Hirsi Ali Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
Ishmael Beah Ama Ata Aidoo Mariama Bâ
Thank you all for your support;
I promise to make 2013 a happy read. Your comments and opinions are always welcome.
Happy African Lit. reading 2013.
Thanks once more.