We Need New Names

An exciting literary debut the unflinching and powerful story of a young girl s journey out of Zimbabwe and to America n nDarling is only ten years old, and yet she must navigate a fragile and violent world In Zimbabwe, Darling and her friends steal guavas, try to get the baby out of young Chipo s

Leaving Before the Rains Come

n New York Times Bestseller One of the gutsiest memoirs I ve ever read And the writing oh my god the writing Entertainment Weekly n A child of the Rhodesian wars and daughter of two deeply complicated parents, Alexandra Fuller is no stranger to pain But the disintegration of Fuller s own marr

Buck: A Memoir

A rebellious boy s journey through the wilds of urban America and the shrapnel of a self destructing family this is the riveting story of a generation told through one dazzlingly poetic new voice MK Asante was born in Zimbabwe to American parents a mother who led the new nation s dance company a

The Book of Memory

Memory is an albino woman languishing in Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare, Zimbabwe, where she has been convicted of murder As part of her appeal, her lawyer insists that she write down what happened as she remembers it As her story unfolds, Memory reveals that she has been tried and co

Diamond Boy

A high stakes, harrowing adventure set in the diamond fields of Southern Africa, from the critically acclaimed author of Now Is the Time for Running n n Diamonds for everyone n nThat s what fifteen year old Patson Moyo hears when his family arrives in the Marange diamond fields Soon Patson is workin

The White Shadow

Look after your sister, Tinashe n nTinashe is a young Shona boy living in a small village in rural Rhodesia The guerilla war of the late 1960s haunts the bushlands, but it only infrequently affects his quiet life school, swimming in the river, playing with the other kids on the kopje n nWhen his y

The Death of Rex Nhongo

In Zimbabwe s capital, a gun left in a taxi brings together five marriages in this intricate and tightly plotted novel.This is the story of five marriages and one gun.A British couple wonders at the unknowable city beyond their guarded compound while they build walls between themselves.An American s

Tony Wheeler's Dark Lands

Greedy Lords, dubious heroes, wicked relations and innocents in peril today s world sounds like a grim fairytale n nTravelling along the infamous Axis of Evil led to Tony Wheeler s Bad Lands now he s going deeper into the world s darkest corners to explore a rogue s gallery of troubled nations.

We Need New Names

An exciting literary debut the unflinching and powerful story of a young girl s journey out of Zimbabwe and to America n nDarling is only ten years old, and yet she must navigate a fragile and violent world In Zimbabwe, Darling and her friends steal guavas, try to get the baby out of young Chipo s

Nervous Conditions

A modern classic in the African literary canon and voted in the Top Ten Africa s 100 Best Books of the 20th Century, this novel brings to the politics of decolonization theory the energy of women s rights An extraordinarily well crafted work, this book is a work of vision Through its deft negotiat

The Hairdresser of Harare

In this delicious and devastating first novel, which The Guardian named one of its ten best contemporary African books, Caine Prize finalist Tendai Huchu The Maestro, the Magistrate, and the Mathematician portrays the heart of contemporary Zimbabwean society with humor and grace.Vimbai is the best

Mukiwa: A White Boy in Africa

The Barnes Noble ReviewJanuary 1998 Mukiwa A White Boy in Africa is the story of Peter Godwin s experiences growing up in Rhodesia He recounts the story of that country s violent transformation into Zimbabwe, as well as his own personal metamorphoses from privileged boy to reluctant soldier to i