Contemporary African Novels Everyone Should Read
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10 Contemporary African Novels Everyone Should Read

    For this reading list we’re staying in this century and in a continent as ethnically and culturally diverse as Africa, here are some of Africa’s best modern writers. Enjoy 10 Contemporary African Novels Everyone Should Read.

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    A Joke by Anton Chekhov
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    A Joke by Anton Chekhov

      A Joke by Anton Chekhov was published in 1886. A young man recounts a wintertime romance during which he announces his love to his young lover – but only when they are tobogganing down a steep slope.

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      Diary of a Madman by Nikolai Gogol
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      Diary of a Madman by Nikolai Gogol

        Diary of a Madman by Nikolai Gogol is considered to be one of Gogol’s greatest short stories. The tale centers on the life of a minor civil servant during the era of Nicholas I. The story shows the descent of the protagonist, Poprishchin, into madness.

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        5 Incredible New Books for June 2024
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        5 Incredible New Books for June 2024

          June sees the much anticipated new book releases from two of our favorite writers, Andrew O’Hagan and Akwaeke Emezi. Enjoy 5 Incredible New Books for June 2024.

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          The raven by Edgar Allan poe
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          The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe

            The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe was first published in 1845. The poem is often noted for its musicality, stylized language, and supernatural atmosphere. It tells of a distraught lover who is paid a mysterious visit by a talking raven.

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            Out of Season by Ernest Hemingway
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            Out of Season by Ernest Hemingway

              Out of Season by Ernest Hemingway is taken from Three Stories and Ten Poems collection of short stories and poems by Ernest Hemingway. It was privately published in 1923 in a run of 300 copies by Robert McAlmon’s “Contact Publishing” in Paris.

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              Modern Short Story Authors to read
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              5 Modern Short Story Authors to Read this Short Story Month

                It’s Short Story Month and to celebrate the short story form we’ve chosen 5 of our Favorite Modern Short Story Authors to Read. Enjoy!

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                It’s hard for us to believe that it’s been over two decades since we celebrated the new millennium. Enjoy our thoroughly modern 21st Century Book Quiz. 10 Questions on famous contemporary books and authors.
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                The 21st Century Book Quiz

                  It’s hard for us to believe that it’s been over two decades since we celebrated the new millennium. Enjoy our thoroughly modern 21st Century Book Quiz. 10 Questions on famous contemporary books and authors.

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                  The Kiss by Kate Chopin
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                  The Kiss by Kate Chopin

                    The Kiss by Kate Chopin is a short story about a woman scheming to marry a wealthy man. Written in 1894 is appears in The Awakening and Selected Short Stories.

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                    The Body-Snatcher by Robert Louis Stevenson
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                    The Body-Snatcher by Robert Louis Stevenson

                      The Body-Snatcher by Robert Louis Stevenson was originally published in 1884 in the Pall Mall Gazette. It’s the tale of two medical students who obtain bodies for dissection for an anatomy professor.

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