A Little Light Reading

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.

-Sir Francis Bacon.

A selection of what’s been whetting our reading appetites these past few months:

  • Part of the Pride: My Life Among the Big Cats of Africa – Kevin Richardson.
  • Cry of the Kalahari – Mark and Delia Owens.
  • The Eye of the Elephant: An Epic Adventure in the African Wilderness – Mark and Delia Owens.
  • Mukiwa: A White Boy in Africa – Peter Godwin.
  • When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa – Peter Godwin.
  • Out of Africa – Isak Dinesen.
  • Twenty Chickens for a Saddle: The Story of an African Childhood – Robyn Scott.
  • Whatever You Do, Don’t Run: True Tales of a Botswana Safari Guide – Peter Allison.
  • Don’t Look Behind You: A Safari Guide’s Encounters with Ravenous Lions, Stampeding Elephants, and Lovesick Rhinos – Peter Allison.
  • Where We Have Hope: A Memoir of Zimbabwe – Andrew Meldrum.
  • The Last Resort: A Memoir of Zimbabwe – Douglas Rogers.
  • Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood – Alexandra Fuller.
  • Rainbow’s End: A Memoir of Childhood, War, and an African Farm – Lauren St. John.
  • Field Guide to African Wildlife – National Audubon Society.
  • Zimbabwe (Bradt Travel Guide) – Paul Murray.
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