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22 popular ghanaian books
Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the "Read Around Africa Challenge" were written by authors from Ghana. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

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7 Deadly Sins of Women in Leadership by Kate Coleman EN

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Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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For the first time in modern history, God is placing women in strategic positions of influence and leadership within the church, public, corporate, charity and voluntary sectors, in unprecedented numbers. Women are called to flourish in these arenas. However, there are significant external and internal issues that hinder women in leadership in unique ways. In the 7 Deadly Sins of Women in Leadership, Kate Coleman considers what lies at the root of the many challenges facing women leaders and discusses ways of dealing with them. Effective leadership starts with you and she explains how to: Over... continue

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Changes : A Love Story by Ama Ata Aidoo EN

Rating: 4 (4 votes)
Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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Esi decides to divorce after enduring yet another morning's marital rape. Though her friends and family remain baffled by her decision (after all, he doesn't beat her ), Esi holds fast. When she falls in love with a married man--wealthy, and able to arrange a polygamous marriage--the modern woman finds herself trapped in a new set of problems. Witty and compelling, Aidoo's novel, "inaugurates a new realist style in African literature."


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Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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Kwaku Sai is dead. A renowned surgeon and failed husband, he succumbs suddenly at dawn outside the home he shares in Ghana with his second wife. The news of Kwaku's death sends a ripple around the world, bringing together the family he abandoned years before.

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Her Name is Knight (Nena Knight Book #1) by Yasmin Angoe EN

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Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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A smash debut novel from rising star Yasmin Angoe, Her Name Is Knight features an elite assassin heroine on a mission to topple a human trafficking ring and avenge her family. Stolen from her Ghanaian village as a child, Nena Knight has plenty of motives to kill. Now an elite assassin for a powerful business syndicate called the Tribe, she gets plenty of chances. But while on assignment in Miami, Nena ends up saving a life, not taking one. She emerges from the experience a changed woman, finally hopeful for a life beyond rage and revenge. Tasked with killing a man she's come to respect, Nena s... continue

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His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie EN

Rating: 4 (3 votes)
Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
Description:
A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR A Must-Read Novel: The New York Times Book Review * BuzzFeed * Time * Marie Claire * Parade * Travel + Leisure * Ms. * Bustle * The Millions * Book Riot * PopSugar * HelloGiggles * Kirkus Reviews* Good Morning America “[A] mesmerizing debut novel.” —The New York Times Book Review “A story that kept me tied to the page, told in masterful, seamless prose.” —BuzzFeed “I love this book so much I turned the pages so fast . . . It’s all about the search for independence and being true to yourself and who yo... continue
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Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi EN

Rating: 5 (63 votes)
Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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Winner of the NBCC's John Leonard First Book Prize A New York Times 2016 Notable Book One of Oprah’s 10 Favorite Books of 2016 NPR's Debut Novel of the Year One of Buzzfeed's Best Fiction Books Of 2016 One of Time's Top 10 Novels of 2016 “Homegoing is an inspiration.” —Ta-Nehisi Coates The unforgettable New York Times best seller begins with the story of two half-sisters, separated by forces beyond their control: one sold into slavery, the other married to a British slaver. Written with tremendous sweep and power, Homegoing traces the generations of family who follow, as their destinies lead t... continue

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Lejos de Ghana by Taiye Selasi ES

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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Una novela sobre el desconocido mundo de los «afropolitas», los hijos de los profesionales africanos que emigraron en las décadas de los sesenta y setenta, y que hoy conforman una comunidad de jóvenes políglotas y cosmopolitas dispuestos a participar en la imparable transformación de la cultura africana. Kweku Sai, un reputado cirujano ghanés formado en Estados Unidos, muere repentinamente en su casa de Accra a los cincuenta y siete años. Kweku había dejado mujer e hijos en América, y su muerte, como las ondas que provoca una piedra arrojada al agua, afecta a todos los miembros de la familia S... continue

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North to Paradise : A Memoir by Ousman Umar EN

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Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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The inspiring true story of one man's treacherous boyhood journey from a rural village in Ghana to the streets of Barcelona--and the path that led him home. Ousman Umar is a shaman's son born in a small village in Ghana. Though his mother died giving birth, he spent a contented childhood working the fields, setting traps in the jungle, and living off the land. Still, as strange and wondrous flying machines crisscrossed the skies overhead, Ousman dreamed of a different life. And so, when he was only twelve years old, he left his village and began what would be a five-year journey to Europe. Eve... continue

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Tail of the Blue Bird by Nii Ayikwei Parkes EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2009.


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