William Boyd is a well-known author from Ghana. He has successfully written many novels that are quite popular all over the world. Boyd was born on March 7, 1952 in Accra, Ghana.  He is of Scottish descent. As a child, he spent most of his early days in Ghana and Nigeria, where his father used to work as a doctor and his mother as a teacher.

Books in order of publication:

Standalone Novels

A Good Man in Africa(1981) 
An Ice-Cream War(1982) 
Stars and Bars(1984) 
The New Confessions(1987) 
Brazzaville Beach(1990) 
The Blue Afternoon(1993) 
Transfigured Night(1995) 
Armadillo(1998) 
Nat Tate(1998) 
Any Human Heart(2002) 
Restless(2006) 
Ordinary Thunderstorms(2009) 
Waiting for Sunrise(2012) 
The Vanishing Game(2014) 
Sweet Caress(2015) 
The Argument(2016) 
Love is Blind(2018) 
Trio(2021) 

Short Story Collections

On the Yankee Station(1981) 
School Ties(1985) 
The Dream Lover(1995) 
Killing Lizards(1995) 
The Destiny of Nathalie X(1995) 
Fascination(2004) 
The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth(2017) 

Non-Fiction Books

Bamboo(2005) 

Play

Longing(2013)

James Bond Books

Solo(2013) 

Anthologies

Ox-Tales: Water(2009)