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Issue #6
The sixth issue of Books Africana online magazine
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Reading Mothers

From the Editor: On the Literary Heritage of Mothers

For many of us, we were first introduced to books by our mothers. Whether colourful illustrated bedtime reading or cherished paperbacks passed down with love, mothers have an important on what kinds of readers their children grow up to be. In many ways, Books Africana aims to be a resource for mothers (and fathers) – […]

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The Five Minute Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Each week we give you a quick intro into the week's most talked about book.

A quick introduction to the week’s most talked about book.

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11 Heart-Wrenching Books About Mothers and Motherhood

Our weekly reading list is all about mothers and motherhood this week.

The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis Summary: This novel is set during the great migration, a time when millions of African American families moved to the north to seek greater opportunities. Hattie leaves Georgia to go to Philadelphia with her mother and soon starts a family of her own. Ayana Mathis’ novel tells the [...]
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Ralph Ellison, the legendary American writer who wrote about being an invisible black man

The sixth edition of our regular series of articles introducing the life and work of a great black writer.

The sixth edition of our regular series of articles introducing the life and work of a great black writer.

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Read the World: 11 Amazing Books by Writers from Ghana

We have a saying at Books Africana HQ, if you can't travel, travel by book.

We have a saying at Books Africana HQ, if you can’t travel, travel by book.

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