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 TitleAuthorBookshopLink
1A Certain Amount of MadnessAmber MurraySoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/a-certain-amount-of-madness-by-amber-murrey
2A Grain of WheatNgugi wa ThiongoSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/a-grain-of-wheat-by-ngugi-wa-thiongo
3A House For Mr. BiswasV. S. NaipaulNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/a-house-for-mr-biswas-by-vs-naipaul/
4A Long Way from DoualaMax LobeSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/a-long-walkbfrom-douala-by-max-lobe
5A Man of the PeopleChinua AchebeNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/a-man-of-the-people-by-chinua-achebe/
6A Woman of FirstsEdna Adan IsmailNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/a-woman-of-firsts-by-edna-adan-ismail/
7AbunuwasiGado SwahiliNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/abunuwasi-by-gado-swahili-edition/
8Admiring SilenceAbddulrazak GurnahSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/admiring-silence-by-abdulrazak-gurnah
9African Culture : The Rythms of UnityMolefi Kete AsanteSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/african-culture-the-rhythms-of-unity-by-molefi-kete-asante-kariamu-welsh
10An Artist of the Floating WorldKazuo IshiguroText book Centrehttps://textbookcentre.com/catalogue/artist-of-the-floating-world-setbook-longhorn_324224/
11And Still I RiseMaya AngelouNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/and-still-i-rise/
12Arrow of GodChinua AchebeNuriahttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/arrow-of-god-by-chinua-achebe
13At Night All Blood Is BlackDavid DiopSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/at-night-all-blood-is-black-by-david-diop
14Beneath the Baobab TreeAdaobi Tricia NwaubaniSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/beneath-the-baobab-tree-by-adaobi-tricia-nwaubani
15Beyond Expectations: From Charcoal to GoldNjenga KarumeSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/beyond-expectations-from-charcoal-to-gold-by-njenga-karume
16Boy InturruptedSaah MilimanoSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/boy-interrupted-by-saah-millimono
17Broken Places & Outer SpacesNnedi OkaroforSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/broken-places-outer-spaces
18Butter Honey Pig BreadFrancesca EkwuyasiNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/butter-honey-pig-bread-by-francesca-ekwuyasi/
19By The SeaAbdulrazak GurnahNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/by-the-sea-by-abdulrazak-gurnah/
20Dare Not Linger the Presidential YearsNelson MandelaSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/dare-not-linger-by-nelson-mandela-and-mandla-langa
21Digital BedbugsMakena OnjerikaNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/digital-bedbugs-by-makena-onjerika/
22DottieAbddulrazak GurnahSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/dottie-by-abdulrazak-gurnah
23Dreams and Assorted NightmaresAbebakar Adam IbrahimSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/dreams-and-assorted-nightmares-by-abubakar-adam-ibrahim
24Dusk In The MorningKap KirwokNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/dusk-in-the-morning/
25DustYvonne Adhiambo OwuorSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/dust-by-yvonne-adhiambo-owuor
26Equipoise: 2020 Anthology of the Nairobi Writing AcademyMakena OnjerikaNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/equipoise-2020-anthology-of-the-nairobi-writing-academy-by-makena-onjerika/
27Eye of the StormYusuf K. DawoodText Bookhttps://textbookcentre.com/catalogue/eye-of-the-storm_220393/
28Fear of Black ConsciousnessLewis R. GordonSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/fear-of-black-consciousness-by-lewis-r-gordon
29Flame Trees of ThikaElspeth HuxleyText Book Centrehttps://textbookcentre.com/catalogue/flame-trees-of-thika_11862/
30From Somalia With LoveNaima B. RobertNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/from-somalia-with-love-by-naima-b-robert/
31From Tyranny to AnarchyHussein AdamSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/from-tyranny-to-anarchy-by-hussein-adam
32Gamba la NyokaE. KezilahabiText Book Centrehttps://textbookcentre.com/catalogue/gamba-la-nyoka_8170/
33Garvey : His Work and ImpactRupert LewisSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/garvey-his-work-and-impact
34Ghana Must GoTaiye SelasiText Book Centrehttps://textbookcentre.com/search/?q=Ghana+Must+Go
35GingerbreadHelen OyeyemiNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/gingerbread-by-helen-oyeyemi/
36Heart of A WomanMaya AngelouSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/the-heart-of-a-woman-by-maya-angelou
37How to Write About AfricaBinyavanga WainainaNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/how-to-write-about-africa-by-binyavanga-wainaina/
38I Do Not Come To You By ChanceAdaobi Tricia NwaubaniText Book Centrehttps://textbookcentre.com/catalogue/i-do-not-come-to-you-by-chance_11780/
39I Will Mary When I wantNgugi wa ThiongoNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/if-you-want-to-make-god-laugh-by-bianca-marais/
40If You Want To Make God LaughBianca MaraisNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/if-you-want-to-make-god-laugh-by-bianca-marais/
41Infinite RichesBen OkriSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/infinite-riches-by-ben-okri
42Its Our Time to EatMichela WrongSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/its-our-time-to-eat-by-michela-wrong
43Jungle DancePetra Aba AsamoahSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/jungle-dance-by-petra-aba-asamoah
44Kenya: A Prison NotebookMaina wa KinyattiNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/kenya-a-prison-notebook-by-maina-wa-kinyatti/
45Kikuyu Botanical DictionaryMuruga GacathiNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/kikuyu-botanical-dictionary-by-muruga-gacathi/
46KiuMohammed S. MohammedNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/kiu/
47Lagos NoirChris AbaniNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/lagos-noir-by-chris-abani/
48Loose TiesYara Nkahanda MonteroNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/loose-ties-by-yara-nakahanda-monteiro/
49Maajabu Hungry AnimalsZuri Kaloki and Shazeb KhanNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/maajabu-hungry-animals-by-zuri-kaloki-and-shazeb-khan/
50Manchester HappenedJennifer NansubugaText Book Centrehttps://textbookcentre.com/search/?q=Manchester+Happened+
51Mashetani WamerudiSaid A. MohammedText Book Centrehttps://textbookcentre.com/catalogue/mashetani-wamerudi_21871/
52Memories We LostPauline KeaText Book Centrehttps://textbookcentre.com/catalogue/mashetani-wamerudi_21871/
53Mouth Full of BloodToni MorrisonSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/mouth-full-of-blood-by-toni-morrison
54My MonticelloJocelyn Nicole JohnsonSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/my-monticello-by-jocelyn-nicole-johnson
55My Sister the Serial KillerOyinkan BrathwaiteNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/my-sister-the-serial-killer-by-oyinkan-braithwaite/
56Nearly All Men in Lagos are MadDamilare KukuNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/nearly-all-the-men-in-lagos-are-mad-by-damilare-kuku/
57Nguu za JadiClara MomanyiNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/nguu-za-jadi/
58OdufaOthuke OmniabohsSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/search-results?q=Odufa
59OgadinmaUkamakwa UlisakweNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/ogadinma-or-everything-will-be-all-right-by-ukamaka-olisakwe/
60Oral Literature of the MaasaiNaomi KipuryNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/oral-literature-of-the-maasai-by-naomi-kipuri/
61Our Broken SilenceAdelle OnyangoNuriahttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/our-broken-silence-by-lanji-ouko-awori-adelle-onyango
62ParadiseAbdulrazak GurnahNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/paradise-by-abdulrazak-gurnah/
63Rafiki Man GuitarMeja MwangiNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/rafiki-man-guitar-by-meja-mwangi/
64Rising From SiwanoVictoria KamauNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/rising-from-siwano-by-victoria-kamau/
65Rosa MistikaKezilahabi EuphraseNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/rosa-mistika-by-kezilahabi-euphrase/
66RunningJackie LeboSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/running-by-jackie-lebo
67Scrapiron BluesDambudzo MarecheraSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/scrapiron-blues-by-dambudzo-marechera
68Secret Lives and other StoriesNgugi wa ThiongoText Book Centrehttps://textbookcentre.com/catalogue/secret-lives-and-other-stories_290651/
69SexorcisedSilas NyanchwaniNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/sexorcised-by-silas-nyanchwani/
70Shades of Benga: Story of Popular Music in KenyaKetebulNuriahttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/shades-of-benga-the-story-of-popular-music-in-kenya-1946-2016-by-ketebul
71Son of a WomanCharles ManguaNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/son-of-woman-by-charles-mangua/
72Tail of the Blue BirdNii Ayikwei ParkesSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/tail-of-the-blue-bird-by-nii-ayikwei-parkes
73Tamthilia Ya MaishaWamitila  
74Ten Cities : Clubbing in Nairobi, Cairo, Kyiv, Johannesburg, Berlin, Naples, Luanda, Lagos, Bristol, LisbonJohannes Hossfeld EtyangSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/ten-cities-clubbing-in-nairobi-cairo-kyiv-johannesburg-berlin-naples-luan
75The Big Conservation LieMordecai Ogada and John MbariaNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/the-big-conservation-lie-by-john-mbaria-and-mordecai-ogada/
76The Book of PhoenixNnedi OkaroforNuria
77The Cages We BuiltKendi KarimiNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/the-cages-we-built-by-kendi-karimi-2/
78The Daughters of NandiNokuthula Mazibuko MsimangNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/the-daughters-of-nandi-by-dr-nokuthula-mazibuko-msimang/
79The Days of SilenceAngel Patricks AmegbeSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/search-results?q=The+Days+of+Silence
80The Dragon FlyYvonne Adhiambo OwuorNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/the-dragonfly-sea-by-yvonne-adhiambo-owuor/
81The Gilded OnesNamina FornaText Book Centrehttps://textbookcentre.com/catalogue/gilded-ones_310083/
82The Hate U GiveAngie ThomasText Book Centrehttps://textbookcentre.com/catalogue/hate-u-give-blackpink-cover-walker_309840/
83The Hill We ClimbAmanda GormanText Book Centrehttps://textbookcentre.com/search/?q=The+Hill+We+Climb+
84The Legacies of Julius NyerereDavid A. Macdonald, Eunice NjeriSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/the-legacies-of-julius-nyerere-by-david-a-macdonald-eunice-njeri-sahle
85The Life and Work of Kwame NkurumahKwame ArhinSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/the-life-and-work-of-kwame-nkrumah
86The Luo Oral Literature: Educational Values of their NarrativesAsenath Bole OdagaNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/the-luo-oral-literature-educational-values-of-their-narratives-by-asenath-bole-odaga/
87The Old DriftNamwali SerpellText Book Centrehttps://textbookcentre.com/catalogue/old-drift_300111/
88The PromiseDamon GalgutSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/the-promise-by-damon-galgut
89The River and the SourceMargaret OgolaNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/the-river-and-the-source-by-margaret-ogola/
90The Smart Money WomanArese UgwuNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/?s=The+Smart+Money+Woman+&post_type=product&product_cat=0
91The Swords of Kirinyaga :The Fight For Land and FreedomHK WachangaSoma Namihttps://nuriakenya.com/product/swords-of-kirinyaga-the-fight-for-land-and-freedom-by-hk-wachanga/
92The WrathSimeon Uwoga AdolNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/?s=The+Wrath&post_type=product&product_cat=0
93Things Fall ApartChinua AchebeNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/things-fall-apart-by-chinua-achebe/
94To See the Mountain and Other Stories Soma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/to-see-the-mountain-and-other-stories
95Torn BetweenJ B OmukangalaNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/torn-between-by-j-b-omukangala/
96Tram 83Fiston Mwanza MujilaSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/search-results?q=Tram+83
97Transparent CityOndjakiSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/search-results?q=Transparent+City
98WalenisiKatama MkangiText Book Centrehttps://textbookcentre.com/search/?q=Walenisi
99We Need to Talk About Africa: The Harm We Have Done, and how We Should HelpTom YoungNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/we-need-to-talk-about-africa-the-harm-we-have-done-and-how-we-should-help/
100Who Fears DeathNnedi OkaroforNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/who-fears-death/
101Wither The Franc Zone of Africa Soma Nami
102Wizard of the CrowNgugi wa ThiongoSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/wizard-of-the-crow-by-ngugi-wa-thiongo
103Wema HawajazaliwaAyi Kwei ArmahText Book Centrehttps://textbookcentre.com/catalogue/wema-hawajazaliwa_7149/
104A Grain Of WheatNgugi wa ThiongoSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/a-grain-of-wheat-by-ngugi-wa-thiongo
105The Famished RoadBen OkriSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/the-famished-road-by-ben-okiri
106The River BetweenNgugi wa ThiongoText Book Centrehttps://textbookcentre.com/catalogue/river-between-school-edition-eaep_291317/
107No Roses From My MouthStella NyanziNuria
108The FurrowsNamwali SerpellSoma Nami
109The Perfect NineNgugi wa ThiongoNuria
110The Wife’s TaleAida EdemariamSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/the-wife-s-tale-a-personal-history-by-aida-edemariam
111The Secret Lives of Church LadiesDeesha PhilyawSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/the-secret-lives-of-church-ladies-by-deesha-philyaw
112The Emperor’s BabeBernadine EvaristoSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/the-emperors-babe-by-bernadine-evaristo
113So Long a LetterMariama BaNuria
114The Trouble With NigeriaChinua AchebeNuriahttps://nuriakenya.com/product/the-trouble-with-nigeria-by-chinua-achebe/
115The Badass Librarians of Timbuktu and their Race to Save The World’s Most Precious ManuscriptsJoshua HammerSoma Namihttps://www.somanami.co.ke/product-page/bad-ass-librarian-of-timbuktu-by-joshua-hammer
 TitleAuthor
1Long Walk to FreedeomNelson Mandela
2Decolonising the Mind : The Politics of Language in African LiteratureNgugi Wa Thiongo
3The Boy Who Harnessed the WindWilliam Kamkwamba & Bryan Mealer
4Dreams in a Time of WarNgugi Wa Thiong’o
5This Child Will be Great : Memoir of a Remarkable Life by Africa’s First Woman PresidentEllen Johnson Sirleaf
6Up From SlaveryBooker T. Washington
7Dark Days in GhanaKwame Nkurumah
8One Day I Will Write About This Place : A MemoirBinyavanga Winaina
9UnbowedWangari Maathai
10We Should All Be FeministsChimamanda Ngozi Adichie
11Between the World and MeTa-Nahisi Coates
12The Souls of Black FolksW.E.B. Dubois
13I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings : AutobiographyMaya Angelou
14Notes of a Native SonJames Baldwin
15Wrestling with the Devil : A Prison MemoirNgugi wa Thiong’o
16Facing Mount KenyaJomo Kenyatta
17Education of a British Protected ChildChinua Achebe
18The Autobiography of Malcolm XAlex Haley
19Marcus Garvey and the Vison of AfricaJohn Henrik Clarke
20Zora Neale Hurston : A Literary BiographyRobert Hemenway
21Kwame NkurumahPanaf Books
22MonsterSanyika Shakur
23Makes Me Wanna HollerNathan McCall
 Women 
24Black Women in AntiquityIvan Van Sertima
25When and Where I EnterPaula Giddings
26Killing RageBell Hooks
27Women, Race & ClassAngela Davis
28Killing the Black BodyAngela Davis
29Outlaw CultureBell Hooks
30Assata Speaks and the People on AssataBibi Angola
31Black Women in White America, A Documentary HistoryGerda Learner
32The Bluest EyeToni Morrison
33Amy Ashwood Garvey: Pan Africanist, Feminist,WifeTony Martin
34Teaching to TransgressTony Martin
35Part of My Soul Went With HimWinnie Mandela
36Volunteer SlaveryJill Nelson
37Carter G. Woodson: A Life in Black HistoryJacqueline Goggins
38Pre-Colonial Black AfricaCheikh Anta Diop
39Race FirstTony Martin
40They Came Before ColumbusIvan Van Sertima
41How Europe Underdeveloped AfricaWalter Rodney
42Man, God and CivilizationJohn G. Jackson
43The African Origin of Civilizationheikh Anta Diop
44Stolen LegacyGeorge G.M. James
45Introduction to Black StudiesMaulana Karenga
46100 Amazing Facts About The NegroJ. A. Rodgers
47Black AbolitionistsBenjamin Quarles
48The Cultural Unity of Black AfricaCheikh Anta Diop
49Message to the People : The Course of African PhilosophyTony Martin
50History of Pan African RevoltC.L.R. James
51Before The Mayflower : 25th Anniversary EditionJames Bennett
52Destruction of Black CivilizationTony Browder
53Nile Valley Contributions to CivilizationJohn G. Jackson
54From the Browder FileTony Browder
55Introduction to African CivilizationJohn G. Jackson
56Bullwhip Days : The Slaves RememberJohn Mellon
57Without Sanctuary : Lynching Photographs in AmericaJames Allen
58Lest We ForgetVelmma Maia Thomas
59Slave TestimonyJohn W. Blassingame
60W.E.B. DuBois SpeaksPhilip S. Foner
61Lies My Teacher Told MeJames Loewen
62The Story of the Moors in SpainStanley Lane Poole
63Thomas Jefferson and Sally HemmingsAnnette Gordon Reed
64Parting the WatersTaylor Branch
65Black FirstsJessie Carnie Smith
66Miseducation of the NegroCarter G. Woodson
 Religion 
67Holy QuaranMaulana Muhammad Ali
68The Religion of IslamMaulana Muhammad Ali
69Historical Christianity African CenteredJames C. Anyike
70African Origins of the Major Western ReligionsJosef ben-Jochanan
71The Truth About Black Biblical Hebrew-IsraelitesElla Hughley
72Christianity Before ChristJohn G. Jackson
73The World’s Sixteen Crucified SavioursKersey Graves
74The Black Man, God and TruthBen Ami
75What Color Was JesusWilliam Moseley
76The African Heritage Study Bible 
77Slave ReligionAlbert J. Raboteau
78The Negro Church in AmericaC. Eric Lincoln
79Message to the Black Man in AmericaElijah Muhammad
 REVOLUTION 
80By Any Means NecessaryMalcolm X
81The Wretcehd of The EarthFrantz Fanon
82Cointelpro : The FBI’s Secret War on Political FreedomN. Blackstoch
83Malcolm X SpeaksMalcom X
84Black Skins, White MasksFrantz Fanon
85Blood In My EyeGeorge Jackson
86Guerilla WarfareChe Guevara
87The Struggle ContinuesKwame Nkuruma
88From Miseducation to EducationNaím Akbar
89Sun ViewsSundiata Acoli
90To Die For The PeopleHuey P. Newton
91Handbook of Revolutionary WarfareKwame Nkurumah
92Forward EverMaurice Bishop
93Return To The SourceAmilcar Cabral
94Chains and Images of Psychological SlaveryNaím Akbar
95Soledad BrotherGeorge Jackson
96Black Consciousness in South AfricaSteve Biko
97Seize the TimeBobby Seale
98The Confessions of Nat TurnerThomas R. Gray’s
99Maurice Bishop SpeaksMarcus & Taylor
100Soul on IceEldridge Cleaver
101Pedadogy of the OppressedPaulo Freire
102Teaching to Transgressbell hooks
 Political and Intellectual Theory 
103Philosophy and Opinons of Marcus GarveyAmy Jacques Garvey
104Race, Reform and RebellionManning Marable
105Racism and the Class StruggleJames Boggs
106Protest Is Not EnoughBrowning, Marshall & Tabb
107Worills WorldDr. Conrad Worrill
108Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or CommunityDr. Martin Luther King Jr.
109Satan In The PulpitStaunton Smith Perkins
110Plural But Not EqualHarold Cruise
111Race, Racism and American LawDerrick Bell
112The ChoiceSamuel Yette
113Hope and SufferingDesmond Tutu
114The Cornel West ReaerCornel West
115The Isis Papers : Keys to ColorsDr. Frances Cress Welsing
116The Big TestNicholas Lemann
117Race MattersCornel West
118The Meaning of RaceKenan Malik
119Uprooting RacismPaul Kivel
120Black IntellectualsWilliam M. Banks