#AkeBookFestival: 16 Fantastic African Authors You Should Read

November 16, 2016

1. Teju Cole

2. Odafe Atogun

3. Chinelo Okparanta

4. Molara Wood

5. Laila Lalami

6. Leye Adenle

7. Helon Habila

8. Okey Ndibe

9. Sarah Ladipo Manyika

10. NoViolet Bulawayo

11. Alain Mabanckou

12. Ngugi wa Thiong’O

13. Lola Shoneyin

Only a clever writer like her would tell a really complex story in such light and simple language.

14. Victor Ehikhamenor

Two words best describe his writing; funny and colourful.

15. Bobo Omotayo

His writing drips with comedy and satire.

16. Sefi Attah

Her writing is vivid and unapolegetically feminist. Follow @Zaynabtyty on Twitter for more insight on literary works.

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