Commonwealth Writers Prize - Best Book (1987-2011) African Region

by - 11:04

Prior to 2012, the Commonwealth Writers Prize included the Best Book and Best First Book in four regions. With the rebranding of the prize I was curious about the past winners for the African region, and here they are (well the best books). In my search I also found this - ComWin Project-Africa. It's a pretty cool challenge to read all the past Commonwealth Best Book and Best First Book winners for the African region. I've promised myself not to get into any more challenges this year, but this is something I'd like to do over a longer period because I've read, and heard of, some but not all of these books.

Best Book (1987-2011)

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  1. Love the way you have put your lists together. Looking at the two Commonwealth lists - I think I have read six on each list, which is not too good, in my own view! Do keep up the good work

  2. You're welcome :). That's a lot better than mine - only 3 on this list and 5 on the other. Mine's terrible.

  3. I can't believe I've read only two of these, and two older titles at that. I think I seem to prefer the best first books to the best books, I wonder why that is...