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10 books about South Africa

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

There are hundreds of books published on South 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.

Living in . . . South Africa by Chloe Perkins

Category: Africa

This book was published 5 years ago by Simon Spotlight and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.

Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela by Nelson Mandela

Category: United States

This book was published 26 years ago by Back Bay Books and takes approximately 21.9 hours to read.

The Last Empire: De Beers, Diamonds, and the World by Stefan Kanfer

Category: Company Profiles

This book was published 26 years ago by Farrar, Straus and Giroux and takes approximately 13.9 hours to read.

The Covenant: A Novel by James A. Michener

Category: Military

This book was published 6 years ago by Dial Press Trade Paperback and takes approximately 40.0 hours to read.

The Woman Next Door: A Novel by Yewande Omotoso

Category: Cultural Heritage

This book was published 4 years ago by Picador and takes approximately 9.6 hours to read.

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

Category: Performing Arts

This book was published 5 years ago by Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio and takes approximately 0.0 hours to read.

Fodor's Essential South Africa: with The Best Safari Destinations (Travel Guide) by Fodor's Travel Guides

Category: Cape Town

This book was published 3 years ago by Fodor's Travel and takes approximately 17.9 hours to read.

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.

The Promise by Damon Galgut

Category: Family Saga

This book was published this year by Europa Editions and takes approximately 8.5 hours to read.

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Cry of the Kalahari by Mark Owens

Category: Memoirs

This book was published 7 years ago by Mariner Books and takes approximately 14.1 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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