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Kinna announces 2014 Africa Reading Challenge

Montage courtesy of Mary Okeke Reviews Kinna Reads, a blog of books, reading and world literature, has announced that it is hosting the Africa Reading Challenge for the second time.  Details and requirements are the same this year as for the 2012 Africa Reading Challenge.  Read 5 books written by African writers, or take place in Africa, or are concerned with Africans and with historical and contemporary African issues. Note that at least 3 of the five books must be written by African writers.   A sample reading list could be: Season of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih (North Africa, Arabic, classic) Maps by Nuruddin Farah (East Africa) Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga (Southern Africa, contemporary) So Long a Letter by Mariama Ba (West Africa, classic, Francophone) Zoo City by Lauren Beukes (Southern Africa, contemporary, modern fantasy) For more information  and other details, visit Kinna Reads