South Africa

Books in this genre are set in or about South Africa.

New Releases Tagged "South Africa"

The Promise
Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
An Elephant in My Kitchen
The Best Man (Alpha Men, #2)
Hum If You Don’t Know the Words
Almost Human: The Astonishing Tale of Homo naledi and the Discovery That Changed Our Human Story
Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill
The Burning Land
Ungirls
The Prey of Gods
The Woman Next Door
The Apartment
The Death of Jesus
If You Want to Make God Laugh
The Lost Boys of Bird Island: A shocking exposé from within the heart of the NP government
The Last Hunt
Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
Disgrace
Cry, the Beloved Country
Long Walk to Freedom
The Power of One (The Power of One, #1)
July's People
Life and Times of Michael K
Waiting for the Barbarians
Country of My Skull: Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa
A Dry White Season
My Traitor's Heart: A South African Exile Returns to Face His Country, His Tribe, and His Conscience
Kaffir Boy: An Autobiography
Burger's Daughter
A Beautiful Place to Die (Detective Emmanuel Cooper, #1)
The Grass Is Singing
Things Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara KingsolverHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieHeart of Darkness by Joseph ConradCry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
Africa (fiction and nonfiction)
1,634 books — 1,704 voters

Sleep Well, Siba & Saba by Nansubuga Nagadya IsdahlGolden Boy by Tara  SullivanThe Ear, the Eye, and the Arm by Nancy FarmerCopper Sun by Sharon M. DraperAkata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor
Top Children's/Y.A. Books Set in Africa
196 books — 89 voters
Things Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeCutting for Stone by Abraham   VergheseThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara KingsolverHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
Fictitious Africa
483 books — 268 voters


I thought I was getting away from politics for a while. But I now realise that the vuvuzela is to these World Cup blogs what Julius Malema is to my politics columns: a noisy, but sadly unavoidable irritant. With both Malema and the vuvuzela, their importance is far overstated. Malema: South Africa's Robert Mugabe? I think not. The vuvuzela: an archetypal symbol of 'African culture?' For African civilisation's sake, I seriously hope not. Both are getting far too much airtime than they deserve. B ...more
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Archie Henderson
Archie Henderson has won no awards, written no books and never played any representative sport. He was an under-11 tournament-winning tennis player as a boy, but left the game when he discovered rugby where he was one of the worst flyhalves he can remember. This did not prevent him from having opinions on most things in sport. His moment of glory came in 1970 when he predicted—correctly as it turned out—that Griquas would beat the Blue Bulls (then still the meekly named Noord-Transvaal) in the ...more
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