South Sudan

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

What Is the What
There Is a Country: New Fiction from the New Nation of South Sudan
God Grew Tired of Us: A Memoir
Emma's War
They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky: The True Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan
Walking the Nile
Beneath the Darkening Sky
A Poisonous Thorn in Our Hearts: Sudan and South Sudan's Bitter and Incomplete Divorce
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story
Collapse of a Country: A Diplomat's Memoir of South Sudan
Songs of a War Boy: The bestselling biography of Deng Adut - a child soldier, refugee and man of hope
South Sudan: A New History for a New Nation
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Southern Sudan: Too Ma...
 
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Abel Alier
The Root Causes of Sudan's Civil Wars
Next Time They’ll Come to Count the Dead: War and Survival in South Sudan
Season of Migration to the North by Tayeb SalihThere Is a Country by Nyuol Lueth TongDarfur by Julie FlintWar and Peace in Sudan by Mansour KhalidRunning for My Life by Lopez Lomong
Sudan and South Sudan
27 books — 4 voters

Blood River by Tim ButcherThings Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara KingsolverChasing the Devil by Tim ButcherHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Africa (fiction and nonfiction)
1,347 books — 1,479 voters

The Famished Road by Ben OkriBinti by Nnedi OkoraforZoo City by Lauren BeukesEmpire of Ivory by Naomi NovikEverfair by Nisi Shawl
SF & F Atlas - Africa
9 books — 5 voters
Woman at Point Zero by Nawal El-SaadawiAya by Marguerite AbouetKing Leopold's Ghost by Adam HochschildThe Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William KamkwambaSeason of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih
Tour d'Afrique
67 books — 10 voters


Philip Gourevitch
The West's post-Holocaust pledge that genocide would never again be tolerated proved to be hollow, and for all the fine sentiments inspired by the memory of Auschwitz, the problem remains that denouncing evil is a far cry from doing good.
Philip Gourevitch, We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families

The level of foreign greed in South Sudan is unprecedented. Most South Sudanese are probably not aware of the fact that Kiir’s government spent at least $2.1 million on United States lobbying and public relations firms from early 2014 through the end of 2015, according to U.S. federal records. The money was meant to influence the administration of former American President Barack Obama through U.S. Congress members and other powerful individuals in American politics. Kiir’s main goals were to pr ...more
Duop Chak Wuol

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