Prepare to be dazzled by the selection of books at the Ake Festival Bookstore, located at the Ouida House. Whether it’s literary fiction, speculative fiction, satire, drama, action and adventure, romance, mystery, horror, self-help, guide books, travelogues, children’s books, religious books, popular science, history, anthologies, poetry, encyclopaedias, dictionaries, comics, art, cookbooks, diaries, biographies, autobiographies, fantasy or academic texts, whatever it is, we’ve got you covered.
The Ake Festival bookstore stocks over 10,000 books, mostly by writers of African descent, about Africa and focusing on the black experience. Books authored by past Ake Festival Guests are also usually available. We work with local and international publishers to bring you the best prices. Come and stock up for the year!