Top 10 Must Read Historical African Best Selling Books

10 Best Sellers in Historical African Books You Must Read

Here you will find ten of the best Historical African Novels in the world, based on experience, user review and volume of sales. Having explored, read or at the very least skimmed the books I bring you the best 10 Historical African that are worth your time and energy to read.

The following Historical African books were chosen after much debate, each one offers a value and a insight and one is not necessarily better than the other, however for this article we must choose. Humans have such vast experiences and I hope these 10 books will enhance your world and understanding.

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A Long Way Gone

Author: Ishmael Beah

A Long Way Gone

Headline: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

ASIN ‏ : ‎ 0374531269

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Sarah Crichton Books; 1st edition (August 5, 2008)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 229 pages

Print | Audiobook

Destruction of Black Civilization

Author: Chancellor Williams

Destruction of Black Civilization

Headline: Great Issues of a Race from 4500 B.C. to 2000 A.D.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B081HGPDTZ

Publisher ‏ : ‎ BN Publishing; 1st edition (April 10, 2018)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 386 pages

Print | Audiobook

Long Walk to Freedom

Author: Nelson Mandela

Long Walk to Freedom

Headline: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

ASIN ‏ : ‎ 0316323543

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Back Bay Books; Media tie-in edition (October 8, 2013)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 656 pages

Print | Audiobook

Left to Tell

Author: Immaculee Ilibagiza

Left to Tell

Headline: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B00IEKS6GI

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Hay House Inc. (April 7, 2014)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 242 pages

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Who Was King Tut? (Who Was?)

Author: Roberta Edwards

Who Was King Tut? (Who Was?)

Headline: Ever since Howard Carter uncovered King Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922, the young pharaoh has become a symbol of the wealth and mystery of ancient Egypt. Now, a two-and-a-half-year-long museum exhibit of Tut’s treasures is touring major cities in the U.S., drawing record crowds. This Who Was . . . ?

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B002DBIO34

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Penguin Workshop (March 2, 2006)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 110 pages

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A Handful of Hard Men

Author: Hannes Wessels

A Handful of Hard Men

Headline: The SAS and the Battle for Rhodesia

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B017H2JW7U

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Casemate; Illustrated edition (October 19, 2015)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 277 pages

Print | Audiobook

Sniper on the Eastern Front

Author: Albrecht Wacker

Sniper on the Eastern Front

Headline: The Memoirs of Sepp Allerberger, Knights Cross

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B005586WRW

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Pen & Sword Military; Reprint edition (June 15, 2008)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 217 pages

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Skeletons on the Zahara

Author: Dean King

Skeletons on the Zahara

Headline: A True Story of Survival

ASIN ‏ : ‎ 

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Back Bay Books; Reprint edition (April 12, 2005)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 384 pages

Print

Three Sips of Gin

Author: Timothy Bax

Three Sips of Gin

Headline: Dominating the Battlespace with Rhodesia’s famed Selous Scouts

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B00IRHB1FQ

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Helion and Company; Illustrated edition (August 19, 2013)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 679 pages

Print

The Girl Who Smiled Beads

Author: Clemantine Wamariya

The Girl Who Smiled Beads

Headline: A Story of War and What Comes After

ASIN ‏ : ‎ 

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Crown; Reprint edition (April 2, 2019)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 304 pages

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Top 10 Historical African Novels in the World

Hope this list is helpful and look forward to hearing from you about alternate Historical African books that you have enjoyed and other may also. 

How to Choose the Right Historical African Books for You

  • Read what you like and own your choices.
  • Find books in the preview that are paced right for you.
  • Pick the right genre
  • Does the cover art appeal to you? Yes I know what they say but sod that.
  • Ask yourself and the universe what you need right now.
  • Have Fun

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Dave Peterson

Dave Peterson Passion for adventure and sharing his life long journey with as many others as possible. "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." HENRY S. HASKINS

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