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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
by Ishmael Beah
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My new friends have begun to suspect I haven't told them the full story of my life. "Why did you leave Sierra Leone?" "Because there is a war." "You mean, you saw people running around with guns and shooting each other?" "Yes, all the time." "Cool." I... (read more)

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Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
by Nelson Mandela
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These are riveting memoirs of one of the great moral and political figures of our time, an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his... (read more)

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The Fate of Africa: A History of the Continent Since Independence
The Fate of Africa: A History of the Continent Since Independence
by Martin Meredith
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First published in 2005, The Fate of Africa was hailed by reviewers as “A masterpiece. . . The nonfiction book of the year” (The New York Post); “a magnificent achievement” (Weekly Standard); “a joy,” (Wall Street Journal)... (read more)

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A School for My Village: A Promise to the Orphans of Nyaka
A School for My Village: A Promise to the Orphans of Nyaka
by Twesigye Jackson Kaguri
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The extraordinary story of one man's gift to orphaned children in need of hope Can one person really make a difference in the world? Twesigye Jackson Kaguri overcame tremendous odds as he followed his dream to build a school for AIDS orphans in his... (read more)

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A Labyrinth of Kingdoms: 10,000 Miles Through Islamic Africa
A Labyrinth of Kingdoms: 10,000 Miles Through Islamic Africa
by Steve Kemper
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In 1849 Heinrich Barth joined a small British expedition into unexplored regions of Islamic North and Central Africa. One by one his companions died, but he carried on alone, eventually reaching the fabled city of gold, Timbuktu. His five-and-a-half-year,... (read more)

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Infidel
Infidel
by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
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Ali's memoir Infidel reveals an extraordinary woman who survived a harrowing early life, fled to the Netherlands to escape an arranged marriage, and was elected to that country's Parliament before death threats landed her under 24-hour guard. Not every... (read more)

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Rainbow in the Night the Tumultuous Birth of South Africa
Rainbow in the Night the Tumultuous Birth of South Africa
by Dominique Lapierre
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In 1652 a small group of Dutch farmers landed on the southernmost tip of Africa. Sent by the powerful Dutch India Company, their mission was simply to grow vegetables and supply ships rounding the cape. The colonists, however, were convinced by their... (read more)

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Mandela's Way: Fifteen Lessons on Life, Love, and Courage
Mandela's Way: Fifteen Lessons on Life, Love, and Courage
by Richard Stengel
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Notes to the Future: Words of Wisdom
Notes to the Future: Words of Wisdom
by Nelson Mandela
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andlt;Bandgt;andlt;Iandgt;and#8220;The book that you hold in your hands is nothing short of a miracle.and#8221; and#8212;Desmond Tutu, from the Introductionandlt;/Iandgt;andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The authorized record of Nelson... (read more)

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One Day I Will Write about This Place: A Memoir
One Day I Will Write about This Place: A Memoir
by Binyavanga Wainaina
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“A Kenyan Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man . . . suffused by a love affair with language.”—Publishers Weekly, Top Ten Books of 2011 In this vivid and compelling memoir, Binyavanga Wainaina tumbles through his middle-class... (read more)

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Darfur's Sorrow: A History of Destruction and Genocide
Darfur's Sorrow: A History of Destruction and Genocide
by M W Daly
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Darfur is a region set apart: huge, remote, and poverty stricken. Its people are today locked in conflict, terrorized by the lawless Arab militia known as janjawid, which has created what the United Nations has called ‘the world's worst... (read more)

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Scramble for Africa
Scramble for Africa
by Thomas Pakenham
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The scramble for Africa astonished everyone. In 1880 most of the continent was still ruled by Africans and barely explored. By 1902, five European powers had grabbed almost the whole continent, giving themselves 30 new colonies and protectorates. This is... (read more)

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Out of Egypt: A Memoir
Out of Egypt: A Memoir
by Andre Aciman
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This richly colored memoir chronicles the exploits of a flamboyant Jewish family, from its bold arrival in cosmopolitan Alexandria to its defeated exodus three generations later. In elegant and witty prose, André Aciman introduces us to the marvelous... (read more)

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Conversations with Myself
Conversations with Myself
by Nelson Mandela
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“[Nelson Mandela] has done so much to change his country, and the world, that it is hard to imagine the history of the last several decades without him.” —from the foreword by President Barack Obama Foreword by President Barack... (read more)

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A History of Egypt: From Earliest Times to the Present
A History of Egypt: From Earliest Times to the Present
by Jason Thompson
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In A History of Egypt, Jason Thompson has written the first one-volume work to encompass all 5,000 years of Egyptian history, highlighting the surprisingly strong connections between the ancient land of the Pharaohs and the modern-day Arab nation. ... (read more)

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Libya: The Rise and Fall of Qaddafi
Libya: The Rise and Fall of Qaddafi
by Alison Pargeter
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For a reader unfamiliar with the history of Libya, Muammar Qaddafi might be mistaken for a character in fiction. His eccentric leadership as the nation's "Brother Leader," his repressive regime, sponsorship of terrorist violence, unique vision of the... (read more)

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Morocco Bound: Disorienting America's Maghreb, from Casablanca to the Marrakech Express (New Americanists)
Morocco Bound: Disorienting America's Maghreb, from Casablanca to the Marrakech Express (New Americanists)
by Brian T Edwards
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Until attention shifted to the Middle East in the early 1970s, Americans turned most often toward the Maghreb—Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and the Sahara—for their understanding of “the Arab.” In Morocco Bound, Brian T. Edwards... (read more)

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Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier
Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier
by Alexandra Fuller
Staff Pick
In Scribbling the Cat, Fuller forsakes the oblique approach of her bestselling debut, Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight, and tackles the Rhodesian War head-on. Visiting her parents in Zambia, she meets a veteran of the all-white Rhodesian Light Infantry... (read more)

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When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa
When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa
by Peter Godwin
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Hailed by reviewers as powerful, haunting and a tour de force of personal journalism, When A Crocodile Eats the Sun is the unforgettable story of one man's struggle to discover his past and come to terms with his present. Award winning author and... (read more)

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Through the Eyes of the Gods: An Aerial Vision of Africa
Through the Eyes of the Gods: An Aerial Vision of Africa
by Robert B Haas
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This remarkable vision of Africa from the air invites the reader to view this large and varied continent as if an invited guest on a private plane, with a dialogue between the photographer and the viewer. Aerial photography enables the viewer to... (read more)

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