Johannesburg

Books in this genre are set in or about Johannesburg.

Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
Random Violence (Jade de Jong, #1)
Cry, the Beloved Country
Stolen Lives (Jade de Jong, #2)
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The Heart of a City A ...
 
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R F Kennedy
Finding You (Destination Love, #3)
Journey to Jo'burg: A South African Story
Almost a Bride (Destination Love, #2)
Burning Moon (Destination Love, #1)
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The Dispossessed A Stu...
 
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Laura Longmore
Soweto
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Wagon Tracks And Orcha...
 
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Juliet Marais Louw
Soweto Inside Out: Stories About Africa's Famous Township
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Storytelling in Johann...
 
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Ann Cluver Weinberg
Bishops and Prophets in a Black City: African Independent Churches in Soweto, Johannesburg
Shirley, Goodness & Mercy by Chris van WykThe Serpentine Road by Paul MendelsonZoo City by Lauren BeukesThe First Rule of Survival by Paul Mendelson
Modern South African Fiction
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Niq Mhlongo
Never argue with a fool, people might not notice the difference
Nicholas Mhlongo

Trevor Noah
The white neighborhoods of Johannesburg were built on white fear—fear of black crime, fear of black uprisings and reprisals—and as a result virtually every house sits behind a six-foot wall, and on top of that wall is electric wire. Everyone lives in a plush, fancy maximum-security prison. There is no sitting on the front porch, no saying hi to the neighbors, no kids running back and forth between houses. I’d ride my bike around the neighborhood for hours without seeing a single kid. I’d hear th ...more
Trevor Noah, Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood

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City Boy
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