Whether you’re into the conservation, politics or history of Africa, we’ve got something to whet your reading appetite…

What I Tell You Three Times Is True: Conservation, Ivory, History and Politics

In this wide-ranging narrative, which is part historical, part investigative and largely autobiographical, Ian Parker examines the perennial preoccupation of…

Genre: Africa, Autobiography, Conservation, Environment, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: Elephants, ivory poaching

The Shamba Raiders: Memories of a Game Warden

Highly acclaimed, The Shamba Raiders is one man’s fascinating account of the eternal struggle to preserve East Africa’s herds of…

Genre: Africa, African history, Autobiography, Conservation, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: animal conservation, Animals of East Africa, College of African Wildlife Management, East Africa, elephant, game warden, Kilimanjaro, Malawi, poaching, Tanzania, Uganda

Last Boat For Africa

John Miller was one of the last four young administrative officers to be sent to Africa. In the twilight of…

Genre: Africa, African history, Librario, Non-fiction, Politics
Subjects: animal conservation, British Colonial Service, British colonies, British Empire, independence, Sobhuza II, Swaziland, witchcraft

Jua Kali’s Voyage on the Jade Sea

The last of Africa’s great lakes to be mapped and the least known, Lake Turkana (formerly Lake Rudolph) is also…

Genre: Africa, Librario, Non-fiction, Sailing, Travel
Subjects: Lake Rudolph, Lake Turkana, yacht

In Ethiopia

In 1965, when Haile Selassie decided Ethiopia must have National Parks and Nature Reserves, he appointed John Blower as his…

Genre: Africa, African history, Autobiography, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: Addis Ababa, bush, Ehtopia, Eritrea, Haile Selassie, national park, Nature Reserve, warlords