Reading Africa

Reading Africa recommends and reviews books from each and every country on the continent.⁠ Every month we review a work of African fiction. We also catalogue reads from around the world that address mental wellbeing. 

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Join the Reading Africa Project

Central to In Mzansi‘s content is the Reading Africa project. This is a challenge to read a novel from every single African country in the spirit of pan-Africanism and Afrocentrism.


Catalogue of African Novels

So far, Jenna’s read novels from over 20 of Africa’s 55 countries. The books are written by authors from these African countries and set in the countries.

You’ll find the full list of novels here. From classics of African literature to contemporary masterpieces, the catalogue is varied. Together the books represent a commitment to better understanding our continent.