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I wasn’t expecting to pick up this audiobook this month but when the Gods of the Library Holds smile down on you, you don’t deny them. I had heard so many great things about this book and they’re all 100% true. Not only is Trevor Noah a delight to listen to (his accents and voices are fantastic) but he is a true story teller who knows how to deliver key pieces of information for the ultimate payoff (the Hitler dance-off story comes to mind). This is a book that absolutely must be listened to – T ...more
It is no surprise to find Trevor Noah to be a wonderful storyteller in print, as well. He took us to South Africa, bringing us back to his childhood and old haunts in such a compelling way. Educational and insightful, Born a Crime was a great read from start to finish.
An amazing memoir from The Daily Show's Trevor Noah about growing up in South Africa. While I did have a general knowledge of apartheid prior to reading this book I did not know the extent of it. In this book Trevor alternates the chapters by telling about the history of apartheid and the actual laws in place then telling about his life and how those laws affected him and his family. This book is like a roller coaster because there were so many feelings. There was anger and sadness on one page a ...more
Trevor Noah's mom, Patricia, is my new favorite hero. Looking at Trevor you'd never know the hard life he had growing up. I was obsessed with him before but now i think i'm in love. everyone should read this, even if they aren't a fan! it's amazing ...more
What a revealing inside look at not only Trevor Noah's life but a first hand account of apartheid in South Africa. I always enjoyed his comedy but after reading this I have nothing but respect for him and for his mother. In fact, I want to meet his mom! ...more