Johannesburg

Books in this genre are set in or about Johannesburg.

Random Violence (Jade de Jong, #1)
Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
Cry, the Beloved Country
Stolen Lives (Jade de Jong, #2)
Alexandra: A History
African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbabwe
Number 4: The Making of Constitution Hill
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Out of the Crucible; B...
 
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Hedley A. Chilvers
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Johannesburg Architect...
 
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Patrick De Mervelec and Cli...
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The Inner City
 
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Graeme Williams
The Pickup
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Lost Johannesburg
 
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Arnold Benjamin
The Lion Seeker
A Dry White Season
Mama Africa!: How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope with Her Song
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
Though I drive in the valley of the shadow of death I fear no hijackers, but another fuel increase.
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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