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Favorite books about Africa and the Congo

Heart of Darkness (Norton Critical Edition) by Joseph Conrad, W.W. Norton, 2005

Green Hills of Africa by Ernest Hemingway, Scribner, 1935

West with the Night by Beryl Markham, Houghton-Mifflin, 1942

Things Fall Apart: A Novel by Chinua Achebe, Anchor Books, 1994

Africa: A Biography of the Continent by John Reader, Knopf, 1997

King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa by Adam Hochschild, Houghton-Mifflin, 1998

In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz: Living on the Brink of Disaster in Mobutu's Congo by Michela Wrong, Harper Perennial, 2002

The Troubled Heart of Africa: A History of the Congo by Robert Edgerton, St. Martin’s Press, 2002

Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone by Martin Dugard, Doubleday, 2003

Innocents Lost: When Child Soldiers Go To War by Jimmie Briggs, Basic Books, 2005

Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer by Tim Jeal, Yale University Press, 2007

The Unheard: A Memoir of Deafness and Africa by Josh Swiller, Henry Holt, 2007

The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It by Paul Collier, Oxford University Press, 2007

Africa's World War: Congo, the Rwandan Genocide, and the Making of a Continental Catastrophe Gerard Prunier, Oxford University Press, 2008

All Things Must Fight to Live: Stories of War and Deliverance in Congo by Bryan Mealer, Bloomsbury, 2008

Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan, Little, Brown & Co., 2008

Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles by Richard Dowden, Public Affairs, 2009


Useful books about natural life in Africa

African Silences by Peter Matthiessen, Random House, 1991

The Safari Companion: A Guide to Watching African Animals by Richard Estes, Chelsea Green Publishing, 1993

Signs of the Wild by Clive Walker, Struik, 1996

Roberts' Birds of Southern Africa by Austin Roberts, John Voelcker Bird Book Fund, 1985

Portraits in the Wild: Animal Behavior in East Africa by Cynthia Moss, Houghton-Mifflin, 1975