Official Literature Books For WAEC (2021–2025)

Are you looking for the official WAEC literature books to read for your Literature-in-English exam?

In this Library…

You will see and download the official list of literature books for WAEC this year on (Prose, Drama and Poetry) and how you can get them.


ALSO SEE: List of Best WAEC Textbooks For All Subjects


Take note.

You should get and read all of these literature books because all your WAEC questions on Literature-in-English will come from each of them.

See the literature books for WAEC

Download the PDF version of this list at the bottom of this Library.


African Prose


  • SECOND CLASS CITIZEN — Buchi Emecheta
  • UNEXPECTED JOY AT DAWN — Alex Agyei-Agyiri (2018 Edition)

Non-African Prose


  • INVISIBLE MAN — Ralph Ellison
  • WUTHERING HEIGHTS — Emily Bronte

Shakespearean Text


A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM — Williams Shakespeare


African Drama


  • LET ME DIE ALONE — K. Kargbo
  • THE LION AND THE JEWEL — Wole Soyinka

Non-African Drama


  • LOOK BACK IN ANGER — John Osborne
  • FENCES — August Wilson

African Poetry


  • BLACK WOMAN — Leopold Sedar Senghor
  • THE LEADER AND THE LED — Niyi Osundare
  • THE GRIEVED LANDS — Agostinho Neto
  • THE SONG OF THE WOMEN OF MY LAND — Oumar Farouk Sesay
  • RAIDER OF THE TREASURE TROVE — Lade Wosornu
  • A GOVERNMENT DRIVER ON HIS RETIREMENT — Onu Chibuike

Non-African Poetry


  • THE GOOD MORROW — John Donne
  • CAGED BIRD — Maya Angelou
  • THE JOURNEY OF THE MAGI —William Blake
  • DO NOT GO GENTLE INTO THE GOOD NIGHT — Dylan Thomas
  • BINSEY POPLARS (FELLED 1879) —G.M. Hopkins
  • BAT — David H. Lawrence

How to get these WAEC literature books

  1. Buy from a nearby bookshop.
  2. Borrow from your friends.
  3. Check your school library.

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