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The 30 best-selling books in Kenya for 2017

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Top 30 Most Read Books In Kenya

Top 30 Most Read Books In Kenya

The Prestige Bookshop has released the list of the 30 best-selling books in Kenya for 2017. The books themselves, of course, make interesting reading but so does the list itself.

  1. The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives by Lola Shoneyin
  2. Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
  3. Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur
  4. I’m Too Pretty to be Broke by Joan Thatiah
  5. Unbowed: A Memoir by Wangari Maathai
  6. Raila Odinga: Flame of Freedom by Raila Odinga and Sarah Elderkin
  7. Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes
  8. When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
  9. Dead Aid by Dambisa Moyo
  10. What it Means When a Man Falls from the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah
  11. Why Nations Fall by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson
  12. Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security by Sarah Chayes
  13. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  14. Questions for Ada by Ijeoma Umebinyuo
  15. UnBounded by Boniface Mwangi
  16. Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
  17. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  18. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
  19. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
  20. Dear Ijeawele, Or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  21. Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
  22. Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
  23. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
  24. Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*** by Mark Manson
  25. Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah
  26. Stay With Me by Adebayo
  27. We Are Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated by Gabrielle Union
  28. The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae
  29. Thomas Sankara Speaks by Thomas Sankara
  30. What Happened by Hillary Clinton

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