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Modelled on the legendary Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, Taduno, the main character in Nigerian writer Odafe Otagun's novel Taduno's Song, returns from exile to try and save his girlfriend, Lela, from the clutches of The President.
Nigerian Writer Odafe Otagun on his Book Taduno's Song
Kidi Bebey was born in Paris, of Cameroonian parents. Very attached to her African roots, she is fond of her mixed heritage. She writes children's books and in 2016 she published an autobiographical novel, My Kingdom for a Guitar.
Read Around the World: French-Cameroonian Author Kidi Bebey
Malgasy author Naivo's Beyond the Rice Fields crafts an epic historical tale set in the highlands of Madagascar. It's also the first novel from Madagascar to be translated into English.