Book reviews

Books About Africa

In 2001 I spent about two months in Africa. That time kicked off an obsession with Africa that had me reading both fiction and memoirs set in the African Continent long after my trip was over. Here are a few of my favorites.

Novels about Africa

Cry, the Beloved Country ...

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Books and Online Resources about Zambia

Fiction and Novels about Zambia

Before I leave for any trip, I like to immerse myself in books about the country. Sometimes that means reading about the local history, but more often I use fiction or personal stories to help me get deeper insight into the culture. Here are a ...

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Children's Books about Africa

A classic folktale with brilliantly colored illustrations

Even though my kids aren't with me on this trip to Africa, I've been trying to find ways to bring them along virtually. Reading books and looking at pictures is one way to do that, and has been a fabulous leaping off point for discussions about traditions and ...

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