Ghana

Transcendent Kingdom – Yaa Gyasi’s stunning follow-up to her acclaimed international bestseller Homegoing

From Yaa Gyasi, the bestselling author of Homegoing, comes Transcendent Kingdom, an epic novel from the heart of contemporary America.

The God Child by Nana Oforiatta Ayim – a coming-of-age story about a young girl finding her freedom in the midst of familial, cultural and political constraints

The God Child, the debut novel by Ghanaian writer Nana Oforiatta Ayim, is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Hold – an intimate, powerful coming-of-age debut novel set in Ghana and London by Michael Donkor

Moving between Ghana and London, Michael Donkor’s debut novel Hold is an intimate, powerful coming-of-age novel. It’s a story of friendship and family, shame and forgiveness; of learning what we should cling to, and when we need to let go.

Courage, love and freedom in precolonial Ghana: The Hundred Wells of Salaga by Ayesha Harruna Attah

Set in precolonial Ghana, The Hundred Wells of Salaga by Ayesha Harruna Attah is a story of courage, forgiveness, love and freedom.

The best books on Ghana: Part of The Guardian’s World Library series

Pushpinder Khaneka, the author of Read the World: A Country-by-Country Guide to the Best Books on the Global South, has compiled a literary tour of Ghana for The Guardian.