Best books for an African Safari

Best books to read on an African Safari. Books to learn about the history of Africa, the culture, and just be entertained!
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3.71 avg rating — 228,247 ratings
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445 books · 706 voters · list created June 9th, 2008 by deleted user.
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message 1: by Otis (new)

Otis Chandler I started this list because I'm going to Africa soon and want some good recommendations!


message 2: by Michael (new)

Michael Economy well, we need to launch this feature in the next few weeks then


message 3: by Ali (new)

Ali booooo to heart of darkness.

how about some books actually written by african authors? or contemporary writers?


message 4: by Otis (new)

Otis Chandler On my Africa Safari I found and read my new favorite for this list: The Worlds of a Maasai Warrior. Written by a local Maasai, and a great glimpse into their culture.


message 5: by Murielle (new)

Murielle Cyr Please remove my vote #149, SWITCH, from this list. Although a great book which touches African legends, it has nothing to do with a safari.

Thank you

Murielle (voter)


message 6: by Iain (new)

Iain Parke If you would like to read The Liquidator there's a free ebook read4review promotion + Amazon gift card prize draw running to 7 Jan 2014

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So please have a copy on me

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message 7: by Thomas (new)

Thomas Lang The White Tribe of Africa and Mukiwa need to be on this list


message 8: by Susannah (new)

Susannah Hershey Another great book is A Primate's Memoir by Robert Sapolsky, it takes place in Kenya. It's one of my favorites!


message 9: by Mwerevu (new)

Mwerevu Hajinyoi Ali wrote: "booooo to heart of darkness.

how about some books actually written by african authors? or contemporary writers?"


Michael wrote: "well, we need to launch this feature in the next few weeks then"

I agree. I was disappointed by this list. Its for the readers to add them I suppose and people only add those they are aware of.


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