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The Administrator's Co-Caine Library

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The Administrator's Co-Caine Library is the collection of books collected by Dele Fatunla, prior to and during his tenure as administrator of the Caine Prize for African Writing; whilst these books, like all books, are to the owner, jewels of inestimable value - we are selling them to achieve a number of goals, including delivering an editorial internship programme for The Vex - News and views paper, securing stable accomodation for Dele Fatunla following the insecurity engendered by his termination from the said prize, funding a modest but ambitious research agenda and establishing a commissioning budget for The Vex and our ancillary projects. The titles are all first editions and in good condition. The titles being sold include some signed titles - with dedications to the administrator, as well as the following titles:

  • A first edition proof of the late Binyavanga Wainana's title: One Day I Will Write About This
  • The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Adichie
  • In The Heart of The Country - By J.M. Coetzee
  • Infinite Riches - By Ben Okri
  • George & Rue - By George Elliot Clarke
  • The Hairdresser of Harare - By Tendai Huchu
  • A first edition of 'The Street' by the late Biyi Bandele
  • The exquisite novel The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears - by Dinaw Mengestu
  • Born on a Tuesday by El Nathan John
  • Playbill from The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives by Lola Shoneyin or the novel The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives
  • The House Gun by the late Nadine Gordimer

Aphrodite: Isabel Allende


Lean In: Women, Work, And The Will to Lead




The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait


A Doubter's Prayer


Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie


Sunbathing in the Rain: A Cheerful book about depression


Pre-Order: O, Africa The Beautiful


Regime Change - Christopher Hitchens


Gestation - Short Stories