Season of Migration to the North

Season of Migration to the NorthAfter years of study in Europe, the young narrator of Season of Migration to the North returns to his village along the Nile in the Sudan It is the 1960s, and he is eager to make a contribution to the new postcolonial life of his country Back home, he discovers a stranger among the familiar faces

A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story

A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True StoryA Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about a girl in Sudan in 2008 and a boy in Sudan in 1985 The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours walk from her home she makes two trips to the pond every day The boy, Salva, becomes one of the lost

Lyrics Alley

Lyrics AlleyLyrics Alley is the evocative story of an affluent Sudanese family shaken by the shifting powers in their country and the near tragedy that threatens the legacy they ve built for decades n nTheir fortune threatened by shifting powers in Sudan and their heir s debilitating accident, a powerful family

The Translator: A Tribesman's Memoir of Darfur

The Translator: A Tribesman's Memoir of DarfurI am the translator who has taken journalists into dangerous Darfur It is my intention now to take you there in this book, if you have the courage to come with me.The young life of Daoud Hari his friends call him David has been one of bravery and mesmerizing adventure He is a living witness to the

The Translator

The TranslatorAmerican readers were introduced to the award winning Sudanese author Leila Aboulela with Minaret, a delicate tale of a privileged young African Muslim woman adjusting to her new life as a maid in London Now, for the first time in North America, we step back to her extraordinarily assured debut abo

Tears of the Desert: A Memoir of Survival in Darfur

Tears of the Desert: A Memoir of Survival in DarfurLike the single white eyelash that graces her row of dark lashes seen by her people as a mark of good fortune Halima Bashir s story stands out Tears of the Desert is the first memoir ever written by a woman caught up in the war in Darfur It is a survivor s tale of a conflicted country, a resilie


MinaretLeila Aboulela s American debut is a provocative, timely, and engaging novel about a young Muslim woman once privileged and secular in her native land and now impoverished in London gradually embracing her orthodox faith n nWith her Muslim hijab and down turned gaze, Najwa is invisible to most

Home of the Brave

Home of the BraveKek comes from Africa In America he sees snow for the first time, and feels its sting He s never walked on ice, and he falls He wonders if the people in this new place will be like the winter cold and unkind n nIn Africa, Kek lived with his mother, father, and brother But only he and his mother

Emma's War

Emma's WarTall, striking, and adventurous to a fault, young British relief worker Emma McCune came to Sudan determined to make a difference in a country decimated by the longest running civil war in Africa She became a near legend in the bullet scarred, famine ridden country, but her eventual marriage to a r

Who Fears Death (Who Fears Death, #1)

Who Fears Death (Who Fears Death, #1)An award winning literary author presents her first foray into supernatural fantasy with a novel of post apocalyptic Africa In a far future, post nuclear holocaust Africa, genocide plagues one region The aggressors, the Nuru, have decided to follow the Great Book and exterminate the Okeke But wh

The Red Pencil

The Red PencilAmira, look at me, Muma insists.She collects both my hands in hers The Janjaweed attack without warning.If ever they come run Finally, Amira is twelve Old enough to wear a toob, old enough for new responsibilities And maybe old enough to go to school in Nyala Amira s one true dream.But life

Slave: My True Story

Slave: My True StoryMende Nazer lost her childhood at age twelve, when she was sold into slavery It all began one horrific night in 1993, when Arab raiders swept through her Nuba village, murdering the adults and rounding up thirty one children, including Mende Mende was sold to a wealthy Arab family who lived in Sud