Nnedi Okorafor
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Nnedi Okorafor

Nnedi Okorafor's books include Lagoon (a British Science Fiction Association Award finalist for Best Novel), Who Fears Death (a World Fantasy Award winner for Best Novel), Kabu Kabu (a Publisher's Weekly Best Book for Fall 2013), Akata Witch (an Amazon.com Best Book of the Year), Zahrah the Windseeker (winner of the Wole Soyinka Prize for African Literature), and The Shadow Speaker (a CBS Parallax Award winner). Her adult novel The Book of Phoenix (prequel to Who Fears Death) was released in May 2015; the New York Times called it a "triumph". Her novella Binti will be released in late September 2015 and her young adult novel Akata Witch 2: Breaking Kola will be released in 2016.

Nnedi holds a PhD in literature/creative writing and is an associate professor at the University at Buffalo, New York (SUNY). She splits her time between Buffalo and Chicago with her daughter Anyaugo and family. Learn more about Nnedi at Nnedi.com.

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Best Sellers

    • Akata Witch

    • Akata Witch Series, Book 1
    • By: Nnedi Okorafor
    • Narrated by: Yetide Badaki
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 319
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 299
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 298

    Twelve-year-old Sunny lives in Nigeria, but she was born American. Her features are African, but she has albinism. She's a terrific athlete but can't go out into the sun to play soccer. There seems to be no place where she fits in....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • imaginative!

    • By A^3 on 04-26-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Binti

    • By: Nnedi Okorafor
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,713
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,601
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,597

    Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Piece of Afro-Futurism

    • By Adrienne Hood on 05-19-16

    Regular price: $10.39

    • Who Fears Death

    • By: Nnedi Okorafor
    • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
    • Length: 15 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 701
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 617
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 618

    In a far future, post-nuclear-holocaust Africa, genocide plagues one region...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A journey.

    • By Samuel Montgomery-Blinn on 11-15-10

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Binti: Home

    • Binti, Book 2
    • By: Nnedi Okorafor
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 327
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 305
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 306

    It's been a year since Binti and Okwu enrolled at Oomza University. A year since Binti was declared a hero for uniting two warring planets. And now she must return home to her people....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Abrupt Conclusion

    • By Ryann on 04-14-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Binti: The Night Masquerade

    • Binti Series, Book 3
    • By: Nnedi Okorafor
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 168
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 168

    Binti has returned to her home planet, believing that the violence of the Meduse has been left behind. Unfortunately, although her people are peaceful on the whole, the same cannot be said for the Khoush....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best Series Hands Down

    • By althea on 08-21-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Book of Phoenix

    • By: Nnedi Okorafor
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 294
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 267
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270

    A fiery spirit dances from the pages of the Great Book. She brings the aroma of scorched sand and ozone. She has a story to tell....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stunningly unique and beautiful story

    • By Anya on 02-01-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Lagoon

    • By: Nnedi Okorafor
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Ben Onwukwe
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 279
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 255

    Three strangers, each isolated by his or her own problems: Adaora, the marine biologist. Anthony, the rapper famous throughout Africa. Agu, the troubled soldier....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Colorful magic realist science fiction

    • By Ryan on 07-04-14

    Regular price: $17.55

    • Wer fürchtet den Tod

    • By: Nnedi Okorafor
    • Narrated by: Gabriele Blum
    • Length: 15 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In einer nicht näher definierten post-apokalyptischen Zukunft werden die dunkelhäutigen Okeke von den hellhäutigen Nuru unterdrückt...

    Regular price: $18.45

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