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The Okayafrica 2016 Year-End Book List

We look back at the biggest, baddest books of 2016 by African and Diasporan writers.

We’ve been wanting to wish 2016 good riddance almost immediately upon its arrival and now it’s nearly time. But before we bring out the von Trapp children to bid it adieu, let us acknowledge something that didn’t disappoint us in 2016: books.

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Born On A Tuesday: An Excerpt From The Novel By Elnathan John

An excerpt from the new novel by Nigerian writer Elnathan John.

Photo Illustration by Aaron Leaf.

I see it and the walls of Umma’s room come back to me, when she still had words in her mouth and life in her eyes. That is the only memory I want.

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