Do you recommend any books or movies about this city/country for those who are interested in learning more?

Long Walk to Freedom The Power of One - Jan 2020


District 9 and something about Mandela. - Dec 2019


Bang Bang Club, about journalists covering the transition from apartheid. Tsotsi (set in Joburg, and the Waterkloof suburb in Pretoria where many expats live). - Mar 2019


No. - Jun 2018


Winston Churchill's account of the Boer War, when he was imprisoned and escaped a Pretoria jail, is great reading! - Jan 2018


- Jun 2012


Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game that Made a Nation, and anything else about Nelson Mandela and the history of South Africa. - Aug 2009


The Covenant by James Michener. The Power of One (Bryce Courtenay). - Aug 2009


Long Walk to Freedom, Mandela. - Feb 2009


The Covenant, Michener; Anything by J.M. Coetzee - Feb 2009


Anything by or about Nelson Mandela, writing by Helen Susman, Desmond Tutu, biographies of any ANC leaders, and evry history book you can find -there's 300 years of history to sort out. - Oct 2008


Commando by Denys Reitz on the Boer War, anything by Nadine Gordimer, Andre Brink, Laurens Van der Post, Athol Fugard the list goes on and on. - Oct 2008


Long walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela. - Jun 2008


Any SA-centric book by Wilbur Smith. - Jun 2008


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