Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood

In Don t Let s Go to the Dogs Tonight, Alexandra Fuller remembers her African childhood with candor and sensitivity Though it is a diary of an unruly life in an often inhospitable place, it is suffused with Fuller s endearing ability to find laughter, even when there is little to celebrate Fuller

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #1)

Precious Ramotswe has only just set up shop as Botswana s No.1 and only lady detective when she is hired to track down a missing husband, uncover a con man, and follow a wayward daughter However, the case that tugs at her heart, and lands her in danger, is a missing eleven year old boy, who may h

Country of My Skull: Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa

Ever since Nelson Mandela dramatically walked out of prison in 1990 after twenty seven years behind bars, South Africa has been undergoing a radical transformation In one of the most miraculous events of the century, the oppressive system of apartheid was dismantled Repressive laws mandating separ

My Traitor's Heart: A South African Exile Returns to Face His Country, His Tribe, and His Conscience

A classic of literary nonfiction, My Traitor s Heart has been acclaimed as a masterpiece by readers around the world Rian Malan is an Afrikaner, scion of a centuries old clan and relative of the architect of apartheid, who fled South Africa after coming face to face with the atrocities and terrors