The Last Train to Zona Verde: My Ultimate African Safari

17 February 2020 | By Paul Theroux | Filed in: namibia.

Following the success of the acclaimed Ghost Train to the Eastern Star and The Great Railway Bazaar, The Last Train to Zona Verde is an ode to the last African journey of the world s most celebrated travel writer Happy again, back in the kingdom of light, writes Paul Theroux as he sets out on a

Binti (Binti, #1)

17 February 2020 | By Nnedi Okorafor | Filed in: namibia.

Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy But to accept the offer will mean giving up her place in her family to travel between the stars among strangers who do not share her

Mama Namibia

17 February 2020 | By Mari Serebrov | Filed in: namibia.

Surviving on her own in the desert, 12 year old Jahohora searches for her family while hiding from the German soldiers It s 1904, and Germany has claimed all of South West Africa Since the Herero would rather fight than surrender their ancestral homes, Gen von Trotha has declared that they all

Soul of a Lion: One Woman's Quest to Rescue Africa's Wildlife Refugees

17 February 2020 | By Barbara Bennett | Filed in: namibia.

For animal lovers, nature enthusiasts, and the vast readership for gripping true life stories, this African saga is a must read adventure It chronicles the unique Harnas Wildlife Foundation in Namibia, where Marietavan der Merwe and her family, former wealthy cattle farmers, have sold land to buy

The Old Way: A Story of the First People

17 February 2020 | By Elizabeth Marshall Thomas | Filed in: namibia.

One of our most influential anthropologists reevaluates her long and illustrious career by returning to her roots and the roots of life as we know it.When Elizabeth Marshall Thomas first arrived in Africa to live among the Kalahari San, or bushmen, it was 1950, she was nineteen years old, and these

The Sheltering Desert

17 February 2020 | By Henno Martin | Filed in: namibia.

Threatened with Internment for the duration of World War II, two young German geologists, Henno Martin and Hermann Korn, sought refuge in the Namib Desert and lived a Robinson Crusoe existence for two and a half years How they mastered their situation, what they did, thought and observed are the

The Second Coming of Mavala Shikongo

17 February 2020 | By Peter Orner | Filed in: namibia.

Lorsque Malava les quitte, les professeurs de Goas, en Namibie, ne sont pas surpris Cette Che Guevara en jupon, qui a combattu pour l ind pendance de ce pays, ne pouvait pas continuer vivre dans ce trou perdu Aussi sont ils m dus s quand ils la voient revenir avec un b b Premier roman.

The Lost World of the Kalahari

17 February 2020 | By Laurens van der Post | Filed in: namibia.

The distinguished explorer and writer recounts his rediscovery of the Bushmen, outcast survivors from Stone Age Africa Faced with constant attack from all the peoples who followed them, the last of the Bushmen have retreated to the scorching depths of the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa After a

The Other Side of Silence

17 February 2020 | By André Brink | Filed in: namibia.

With years of abuse behind her and a bleak future ahead, a young German woman dreams of her country s colony in South West Africa When she learns of the women being transported to the colony to attend to the needs of male settlers, Hanna X takes the leap In Africa she is confronted with the harsh

East Wind: a True Story

17 February 2020 | By Jacqueline Richards | Filed in: namibia.

This is the amazing true story of the ten years that the authors spent in the country of South West Africa, now known as Namibia During the last three years of their stay, Jacquie Richards co owned a restaurant and boarding house in the sea side resort town of Swakopmund This book follows the

Daniel

17 February 2020 | By Henning Mankell | Filed in: namibia.

Hans Bengler, a young entomologist, leaves Sweden for the Kalahari Desert, determined to find a previously undiscovered insect to name after himself and advance his career Instead, he finds a young boy, whose tribe has been decimated by European raiders Accustomed to collecting specimens, Bengler

The Black Rhinos of Namibia: Searching for Survivors in the African Desert

17 February 2020 | By Rick Bass | Filed in: namibia.

From one of our most gifted writers on the natural world comes a stunning exploration of a unique landscape and the improbable and endangered animal that makes its home there.Rick Bass first made a name for himself as a writer and seeker of rare, iconic animals, including the grizzlies and wolves of