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13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi
The Golden Hour
The Red Pencil
The Fortunes of Africa: A History of the Continent over Fifty Centuries
My Bibi Always Remembers
Under An African Sky: A journey to the climate frontline
Larger Than Life
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  • Red Nile by Robert Twigger
    Red Nile: A Biography of the World's Greatest River
    Release date: Oct 07, 2014
    From religion, to language, to the stories rooted in our faith and history books, the Nile River has proven to be a constant fixture in mankind’s tale…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Oct 14 - Oct 24, 2014
    10 copies available, 358 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Dark Side of the Rainbow by Caren Powell
    The Dark Side of the Rainbow
    The Dark Side of the Rainbow is the powerful story of two families that explores apartheid, the fight for freedom and change in South Africa, and the…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Oct 08 - Oct 30, 2014
    2 copies available, 52 people requesting
    Countries available: CA
  • Actor/Doctor by Milt Kogan
    Actor/Doctor: An Autobiography--Part II: Real Doctor Reel Actor
    Release date: Sep 27, 2014
    ACTOR/DOCTOR (An Improbable Life)
    An Autobiography
    A young doctor ventures to Hollywood to search for a dream girlfriend. Instead, he falls in love with…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Oct 01 - Nov 01, 2014
    10 copies available, 89 people requesting
    Countries available: US
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    Cutting for Stone
    A House in the Sky
    The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden
    The Shining Girls
    Larger Than Life
    Boy, Snow, Bird
    Hard Choices
    A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story
    The Time in Between
    13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi
    We Need New Names
    The Three
    Uganda Be Kidding Me
    A Flower for the Queen by Caroline VermalleLove in the Driest Season by Neely TuckerNelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales by Nelson MandelaAfrica Has a Future by Peter Mutanda waNdebeleDon't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller
    Southern Africa
    92 books — 20 voters
    Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra FullerNervous Conditions by Tsitsi DangarembgaWhen a Crocodile Eats the Sun by Peter GodwinMukiwa by Peter GodwinThe Last Resort by Douglas Rogers
    Books Set in Zimbabwe
    90 books — 66 voters

    My Life with Leopards by Fransje van RielThe Snow Leopard by Peter MatthiessenThe See-Through Leopard by Sibel HodgeThe Jungle Book by Rudyard KiplingThe African Leopard by Theodore N. Bailey
    Books for Leopard Lovers
    27 books — 4 voters

    Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieWe Need New Names by NoViolet BulawayoLyrics Alley by Leila AboulelaHow to Write about Africa by Binyavanga WainainaOne Day I Will Write About This Place by Binyavanga Wainaina
    Caine Nominated Authors
    94 books — 4 voters
    Band of Brothers by Stephen E. AmbroseBlack Hawk Down by Mark BowdenLone Survivor by Marcus LuttrellFlags of Our Fathers by James D. BradleyThe Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman
    Best Non-fiction War Books
    761 books — 935 voters

    Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)
    The Poisonwood Bible
    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency  (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #1)
    Half of a Yellow Sun
    A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
    Heart of Darkness
    Cutting for Stone
    What is the What
    King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa
    Cry, the Beloved Country
    Little Bee
    We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families
    Tears of the Giraffe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, #2)

    Alexander McCall Smith
    Alexander McCall Smith Tea Time for the Traditionally Built (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #10)
    I think it is important to remember that, in spite of [HIV], countries in sub-Saharan Africa keep going as best they can, and therefore we should not concentrate exclusively on writing about the bad things in Africa. There is plenty of good news, and there are many very good things happening there, so why should we not celebrate these?
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    Peter Godwin
    I feel to that the gap between my new life in New York and the situation at home in Africa is stretching into a gulf, as Zimbabwe spirals downwards into a violent dictatorship. My head bulges with the effort to contain both worlds. When I am back in New York, Africa immediately seems fantastical – a wildly plumaged bird, as exotic as it is unlikely. Most of us struggle in life to maintain the illusion of control, but in Africa that illusion is almost impossible to maintain. I always have the sens...more
    Peter Godwin, When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa

    Karen Blixen
    If I know a song of Africa, of the giraffe and the African new moon lying on her back, of the plows in the fields and the sweaty faces of the coffee pickers, does Africa know a song of me? Will the air over the plain quiver with a color that I have had on, or the children invent a game in which my name is, or the full moon throw a shadow over the gravel of the drive that was like me, or will the eagles of the Ngong Hills look out for me?
    Karen Blixen

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