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6 popular togolese 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 Togo. 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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An African in Greenland by Tété-Michel Kpomassie EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Africa / Togo flag Togo
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Tété-Michel Kpomassie was a teenager in Togo when he discovered a book about Greenland—and knew that he must go there. Working his way north over nearly a decade, Kpomassie finally arrived in the country of his dreams. This brilliantly observed and superbly entertaining record of his adventures among the Inuit is a testament both to the wonderful strangeness of the human species and to the surprising sympathies that bind us all.
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Bodyminds Reimagined : (Dis)ability, Race, and Gender in Black Women's Speculative Fiction by Sami Schalk EN

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Country: Africa / Togo flag Togo
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In Bodyminds Reimagined Sami Schalk traces how black women's speculative fiction complicates the understanding of bodyminds—the intertwinement of the mental and the physical—in the context of race, gender, and (dis)ability. Bridging black feminist theory with disability studies, Schalk demonstrates that this genre's political potential lies in the authors' creation of bodyminds that transcend reality's limitations. She reads (dis)ability in neo-slave narratives by Octavia Butler (Kindred) and Phyllis Alesia Perry (Stigmata) not only as representing the literal injuries suffered under slavery, ... continue

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Do They Hear You When You Cry by Fauziya Kassindja, Layli Miller Bashir EN

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
Country: Africa / Togo flag Togo
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Like the bestsellers Princess and Not Without My Daughter, Do They Hear You When You Cry? tells the dramatic, compulsively readable story of a woman fighting to free herself from the injustices of her culture. Fauziya Kassindja's harrowing story begins in Togo, Africa, where she enjoyed a sheltered childhood, shielded by her progressive father from the tribal practice of polygamy and genital mutilation. But when her father died in 1993, Fauziya's life changed dramatically. At the age of seventeen, she was forced to marry a man she barely knew who already had three wives, and prepare for the tr... continue
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Explicacion de la noche by Edem Awumey ES

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Africa / Togo flag Togo
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Un tren cruza la noche invernal del Quebec; Ito Bataka está volviendo a su hogar, un subsuelo con connotaciones suicidas, sólo iluminado por el amor y los tiernos pechos de Kimi, también quebrada, vencida, pero aún capaz de amar. Hubo, en algún momento de la vida de Ito, alegría y la euforia universitaria de amigos y libros en su tierra natal, en Lomé; con sueños de libertad e igualdad, manifestaciones. Y también hubo en tiempo del fin de esa ilusión, de un cielo negro cargado de plomo. Y hubo también, en los momento... continue


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Mina entre sombras by Edem Awumey ES

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Africa / Togo flag Togo
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