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10 books about Africa

Pick up one of these featured titles on Africa in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on Africa. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

An Elephant in My Kitchen: What the Herd Taught Me about Love, Courage and Survival by Françoise Malby-Anthony

Category: Memoirs

This book was published 2 years ago by Pan and takes approximately 11.2 hours to read.

History of Africa by Kevin Shillington

Category: Africa

This book was published 3 years ago by Red Globe Press and takes approximately 18.4 hours to read.

The Fortunes of Africa: A 5000-Year History of Wealth, Greed, and Endeavor by Martin Meredith

Category: Environmental Economics

This book was published 5 years ago by PublicAffairs and takes approximately 26.1 hours to read.

Africa: A Biography of the Continent by John Reader

Category: South Africa

This book was published 22 years ago by Vintage and takes approximately 27.2 hours to read.

A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story by Linda Sue Park

Category: Orphans & Foster Homes

This book was published 10 years ago by HMH Books for Young Readers and takes approximately 4.3 hours to read.

Save the Land (Save the Earth) by Bethany Stahl

Category: Animals

This book was published last year by Bethany Stahl and takes approximately 1.0 hours to read.

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The Adventures of Darren and Destiny - Ghana: Expanded Edition by Jay Cameron

Category: Action & Adventure

This book was published last year by Independently published and takes approximately 1.7 hours to read.

Cry of the Kalahari by Mark Owens

Category: Memoirs

This book was published 29 years ago by Mariner Books and takes approximately 12.8 hours to read.

A Is for Africa by Ifeoma Onyefulu

Category: Arts, Music & Photography

This book was published 24 years ago by Puffin Books and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.

Black Heroes: A Black History Book for Kids: 51 Inspiring People from Ancient Africa to Modern-Day U.S.A. by Arlisha Norwood

Category: Black & African American

This book was published last year by Rockridge Press and takes approximately 7.1 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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