Top 27 books written by Ghanaians unveiled

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In the list crowdsourced from the public from January to February, ex-president John Mahama’s first book, ‘My First Coup d’Etat’ and veteran lawyer, Sam Okudzeto’s autobiography, ‘Sam’ were part of the favourites.

Below is the list:

  1. My First Coup d’Etat by John Dramani Mahama
  2. Mandela the Spear and Other Poems by Professor Atukwei Okai
  3. The Promise of Hope: New and Selected Poems by Kofi Awoonor
  4. End of the tunnel by Peggy Oppong
  5. Faceless by Amma Darko
  6. The Hundred Wells of Salaga by Ayesha Harruna Attah
  7. Blood Invasion by Lawrence Darmani
  8. The Twelfth Heart by Elizabeth Irene Baitie
  9. Big Bishop Roko and the Altar Gangsters by Kojo Laing
  10. Freedom Symphony: Selected and New Love Poems by Professor Atukwei Okai
  11. Seasons of beento blackbird by Akosua Busia
  12. The Kaya-Girl by Mamle Wolo
  13. Powder Necklace by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond
  14. Tail of the Blue Bird by Nii Ayikwei Parkes
  15. The Justice by Boakyewaa Glover
  16. Ghana Must Go by Tayie Selassie
  17. A Silent Heritage by Letitia Obeng
  18. Haiku Rhapsodies (Verses from Ghana) by Celestine Nudanu
  19. Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
  20. Definition of a miracle by Farida Bedwei
  21. Sam, A Life of Service to God and Country by Sam Okudzeto with Franka-Maria Andoh
  22. A Sense of Savannah by Kofi Akpabli
  23. Major Gentl and the Achimota Wars by Kojo Laing
  24. True Murder by Yaba Badoe
  25. Half-blood blues by Esi Edugyan
  26. Sundowners by Lesley Lokko
  27. The African agenda by Camynta Baezie

2 comments on “Top 27 books written by Ghanaians unveiled

  1. This list doesn’t contain a single link to purchase any of the books (online or physical stores). It could’ve at least linked a few websites reviewing the books or a background of each author…It’s just a list and nobody knows why? What was the criteria?

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