Library

Novel by Chimamanda N. Adichie Shelf with journals Deutsche Übersetzung eines Romans von Aniceti Kitereza Record with Ferdinand Oyono Kenyan novel Novel by Ben Okri Journal

The Jahn Library for African Literatures is based at the Department of Anthropology and African Studies, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), and forms part of the University Library Mainz. It holds a unique collection of literary works in more than eighty languages, including many valuable first editions, some of them signed by the authors, and rare titles. Apart from novels, short stories, plays and poetry, the library also holds children's literature, comics, translations of literary works, film adaptations, audiobooks and relevant critical sources and scholarly journals.