Tag Archives: African Studies

My Traitor’s Heart

‘malan is bent on uncovering another level altogether of South African life, and he does so beautifully. . . . He sharply expands our…

My Friend the Mercenary

“Intensely vivid story of war and the peculiar breed of warriors who fight in 21st-century Africa. . . A haunting memoir and tribute to…

Mukiwa

“From time to time a book comes out of Africa that is so good it grips American readers by their hearts. This should be…

The Lion Sleeps Tonight

A long-awaited collection of essays and journalism from one of South Africa’s best-regarded and most influential commentators, which illuminates the darker and lighter sides…

Indaba, My Children

“An absorbing collection of legends . . . This interesting and human book deserves a wide circle of readers.” –The Times Literary Supplement (London)

Gaddafi’s Harem

“Not only should Cojean be praised for her unveiling of Gaddafi’s sexual atrocities, but, more importantly, she has drawn attention to the severe improvement…