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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    • 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 626
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 589
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 591

    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

    • Akata Warrior

    • Akata Witch Series, Book 2
    • By: Nnedi Okorafor
    • Narrated by: Yetide Badaki
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    A year ago, Sunny Nwazue, an American-born Nigerian girl, was inducted into the secret Leopard Society. As she began to develop her magical powers, Sunny learned she had been chosen to lead a dangerous mission to avert an apocalypse, brought about by the terrifying masquerade Ekwensu....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • GREAT again & again

    • By d3 tins on 01-12-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Binti

    • By: Nnedi Okorafor
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,044
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,917
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,913

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Messages

    • By khaalidah on 10-07-15

    Regular price: $10.39

    • 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 426
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 397
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 398

    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 273
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 257
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 256

    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
    • Lovely overall...

    • By Susan S. on 11-25-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Lagoon

    • By: Nnedi Okorafor
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Ben Onwukwe
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 309
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 287
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 281

    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

    • Who Fears Death

    • By: Nnedi Okorafor
    • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
    • Length: 15 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 762
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 675
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 676

    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: $29.99

    • 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 346
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 316
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 319

    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

    • Wer fürchtet den Tod

    • By: Nnedi Okorafor
    • Narrated by: Gabriele Blum
    • Length: 15 hrs and 20 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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