Here are some of the books, movies and music that we have been taking in for the last few months in  preparation for our visit to South Africa.


“Long Walk To Freedom”, Nelson Mandela
“Kaffir Boy”, Mark Mathabane

“I Write What I Like”, Steve Biko

“The Passing Summer: A South African Pilgrimage in the Politics of Love”, Michael Cassidy

“Rabble Rouser for Peace”, John Allen (Autobiography of Rev. Desmond Tutu)

“Power Lines”, Jason Carter
Frommer’s “South Africa”
“Fly Fishing in Southern Africa”, Robert Brandon-Kirby
“My Traitor’s Heart”, Rian Malan
“Cry the Beloved Country”, Alan Paton


“Mandela and DeKlerk”
“The God’s Must Be Crazy”

“A Dry White Season”

“Cry the Beloved Country”


Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Big Blue Ball
Live 8 at Eden – Africa Calling


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