Africa's 100 Best Books of the 20th Century

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The list of Africa's 100 Best Books of the 20th Century was compiled for the Zimbabwe International Book Fair in 2002. The list honors books of creative writing, scholarship and non-fiction, and

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ObraCategoriaEtiqueta d'ordenació
Tot se'n va en orris (1958) de Chinua Achebe
creative writingTop 12
Una Carta molt llarga (1981) de Mariama Bâ
creative writingTop 12
Sleepwalking Land (1992) de Mia Couto
creative writingTop 12
Nervous Conditions (1988) de Tsitsi Dangarembga
creative writingTop 12
Fantasia: An Algerian Cavalcade (1985) de Assia Djebar
creative writingTop 12
The Cairo Trilogy: Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, Sugar Street (1956) de Naguib Mahfouz
creative writingTop 12
Chaka (1925) de Thomas Mofolo
creative writingTop 12
The Collected Poetry (1990) de Léopold Sédar Senghor
creative writingTop 12
A Grain of Wheat (1967) de Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o
creative writingTop 12
Sosu's Call (1997) de Meshack Asare
literature for childrenTop 12
The African Origin of Civilization: Myth or Reality (1974) de Cheikh Anta Diop
scholarship/non-fictionTop 12
Aké: The Years of Childhood (1981) de Wole Soyinka
scholarship/non-fictionTop 12
al-Mawt ʻalá al-asfalt de ʻAbd al-Raḥmān Abnūdī
creative writing
Arrow of God (1964) de Chinua Achebe
creative writing
Anowa (1970) de Ama Ata Aidoo
creative writing
Zayni Barakat (1974) de Gamal el-Ghitani
creative writing
The Last Will and Testament of Senhor da Silva Araújo (1991) de Germano Almeida
creative writing
The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born (1968) de Ayi Kwei Armah
creative writing
The Fortunes of Wangrin (1973) de Amadou Hampâté Bâ
creative writing
La Nit sagrada (1987) de Tahar Ben Jelloun
creative writing
The Poor Christ of Bomba (1956) de Mongo Beti
creative writing
A Dry White Season (1979) de André Brink
creative writing
Riwan, ou, Le chemin de sable (1999) de Ken Bugul
creative writing
The Last Harmattan of Alusine Dunbar (1990) de Syl Cheney-Coker
creative writing
The Simple Past (1986) de Driss Chraïbi
creative writing
Vida i època de Michael K (1983) de J. M. Coetzee
creative writing
Karingana ua Karingana (2008) de José Craveirinha
creative writing
Climbie (Heinemann African Writers Series) (1971) de Bernard Binkin Dadie
creative writing
Le Metier A Tisser (2001) de Mohamed Dib
creative writing
La grande maison (1975) de Mohammed Dib
creative writing
L'Incendie (1954) de Mohammed Dib
creative writing
Tales of Amadou Koumba (1947) de Birago Diop
creative writing
Murambi, the Book of Bones (2000) de Boubacar Boris Diop
creative writing
The Joys of Motherhood (1979) de Buchi Emecheta
creative writing
Forest of a Thousand Daemons: A Hunter’s Saga (1939) de D. O. Fagunwa
creative writing
The Beggars' Strike (1979) de Aminata Sow Fall
creative writing
Maps (1986) de Nuruddin Farah
creative writing
The Blood Knot: A Play in Three Acts (1656) de Athol Fugard
creative writing
La Filla de Burger (1979) de Nadine Gordimer
creative writing
A Question of Power (1974) de Bessie Head
creative writing
We Killed Mangy Dog & Other Stories (1969) de Luís Bernardo Honwana
creative writing
Bones (1988) de Chenjerai Hove
creative writing
Abyssinian Chronicles (1998) de Moses Isegawa
creative writing
Wrath of the Ancestors (1981) de A. C. Jordan
creative writing
The Long Journey of Poppie Nongena (1978) de Elsa Joubert
creative writing
Ambiguous Adventure (1961) de Cheikh Hamidou Kane
creative writing
Ualalapi (1991) de Ungulani Ba Ka Khosa
creative writing
The Suns of Independence (1970) de Ahmadou Kourouma
creative writing
The Dark Child (1954) de Camara Laye
creative writing
Nós, os do Makulusu (1985) de José Luandino Vieira
creative writing
Living, Loving and Lying Awake at Night (1991) de Sindiwe Magona
creative writing
The House of Hunger (1978) de Dambudzo Marechera
creative writing
Un attiéké pour Elgass: Roman (French Edition) (1993) de Tierno Monenembo
creative writing
Indaba, My Children (1965) de Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa
creative writing
Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali (1965) de D. T. Niane
creative writing
The Rich Man of Pietermaritzburg (1961) de Sibusiso Nyembezi
creative writing
Labyrinths (1971) de Christopher Okigbo
creative writing
The Famished Road (1991) de Ben Okri
creative writing
The old Man and the Medal (1956) de Ferdinand Oyono
creative writing
Song of Lawino (1960) de Okot P'Bitek
creative writing
A Geração da Utopia (1992) de Pepetela
creative writing
Utenzi wa vita vya uhuru, 1939 hata 1945 de Shaaban Robert
creative writing
Woman at Point Zero (1975) de Nawal El Saadawi
creative writing
Season of Migration to the North (1966) de Tayeb Salih
creative writing
Le jeune homme de sable: Roman (1979) de Williams Sassine
creative writing
God's Bits of Wood (1960) de Ousmane Sembene
creative writing
Third World Express (1992) de MONGANE WALLY SEROTE
creative writing
Death and the King's Horseman (1975) de Wole Soyinka
creative writing
Le mauvais sang ; suivi de Feu de brousse ; et, A triche-cœur (1978) de Tchicaya U. Tam'Si
creative writing
Life and a Half (2004) de Sony Lab'ou Tansi
creative writing
Devil on the Cross (1980) de Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o
creative writing
El Bevedor de vi de palma : i el seu difunt sagnador de vi de palma a la ciutat dels morts (1952) de Amos Tutuola
creative writing
Butterfly Burning (1998) de Yvonne Vera
creative writing
Amal'eZulu (2021) de Benedict Wallet Vilakazi
creative writing
Nedjma (1956) de Kateb Yacine
creative writing
Stories from a Shona childhood (1989) de Charles Mungoshi
literature for children
Mamy Wata and the Monster (1993) de Veronique Tadjo
literature for children
Male Daughters, Female Husbands: Gender and Sex in an African Society (1987) de Ifi Amadiume
scholarship/non-fiction
Accumulation on a World Scale: A Critique of the Theory of Underdevelopment. (2 Volumes) (1974) de Samir Amin
scholarship/non-fiction
Origens do nacionalismo africano: Continuidade e raptura nos movimentos unitarios emergentes da luta contra a dominacao colonial portuguesa, 1911-1961 (Caminhos da memoria) (Portuguese Edition) (1997) de Mario de Andrade
scholarship/non-fiction
In My Father's House (1992) de Kwame Anthony Appiah
scholarship/non-fiction
Unity and Struggle: Speeches and Writings of Amilcar Cabral (1979) de Amílcar Cabral
scholarship/non-fiction
Kiswahili : past, present, and future horizons (1998) de Rocha Chimera
scholarship/non-fiction
Cutting the Rose: Female Genital Mutilation, The Practice And Its Prevention (1994) de Efua Dorkenoo
scholarship/non-fiction
Ethiopia Unbound (1969) de J. E. Casely Hayford
scholarship/non-fiction
African Philosophy: Myth and Reality (1977) de Paulin J. Hountondji
scholarship/non-fiction
The History of the Yorubas (1921) de Samuel Johnson
scholarship/non-fiction
Facing Mount Kenya (1962) de Jomo Kenyatta
scholarship/non-fiction
Histoire de l'Afrique noire, d'hier à demain (1978) de Joseph Ki-Zerbo
scholarship/non-fiction
Country of My Skull: Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa (1998) de Antjie Krog
scholarship/non-fiction
Beyond the Masks: Race, Gender and Subjectivity (Critical Psychology Series) (1995) de Amina Mama
scholarship/non-fiction
Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism (Princeton Series in Culture/Power/History) (1996) de Mahmood Mamdani
scholarship/non-fiction
Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela (1994) de Nelson Mandela
scholarship/non-fiction
The Soul of the White Ant (1925) de Eugene N. Marais
scholarship/non-fiction
The Colonizer and the Colonized (1957) de Albert Memmi
scholarship/non-fiction
The Struggle for Mozambique (1969) de Eduardo Mondlane
scholarship/non-fiction
Down Second Avenue (1959) de Es'kia Mphahlele
scholarship/non-fiction
The Invention of Africa: Gnosis, Philosophy and the Order of Knowledge (1988) de V. Y. Mudimbe
scholarship/non-fiction
Ghana: The Autobiography of Kwame Nkrumah (1957) de Kwame Nkrumah
scholarship/non-fiction
Native Life in South Africa (1970) de Sol T. Plaatje
scholarship/non-fiction
The Seed Is Mine: The Life of Kas Maine, a South African Sharecropper, 1894-1985 (1996) de Charles Van Onselen
scholarship/non-fiction

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