After having read "A Spy Among Friends", I´ve really been in the mood for some spy fiction. And since Graham Greene knew the major players of the Philby affair in real life, I thought it would be a good place to start with one of his books.
So I asked BrokenTune for advice and she told me that "Our Man in Havana" would be a good place to start. Plus, it fits one of the 24 tasks.
Book: Read a book set in Africa or the Caribbean, by an African, Caribbean, or African-American author, with a green, red, or black cover, or with crops of the earth or a native African animal on the cover (Lion, giraffe, cheetah, etc.).