In just a few weeks, I’m leaving for Tanzania! Naturally, my mind first turns to books about or from Tanzania. Last week, I listed six novels I’d like to read before/after the trip; this week, I’m focusing on nonfiction titles.
Guides & Wonky Stuff
- Bradt Guide to Tanzania by Philip Briggs
- Hunger and Shame: Child Malnutrition and Poverty on Mount Kilimanjaro by Mary Theresa Howard
- The Hadza: Hunter-Gatherers of Tanzania by Frank Marlowe
- The Shadow of the Sun by Ryszard Kapuściński
- Through the Dark Continent: Volumes One and Two by Henry Morton Stanley
- Going Solo by Roald Dahl
- Facing the Lion: Growing Up Maasai on the African Savanna by Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton [children’s book]
Conservation & Culture
- In the Shadow of Man by Jane Goodall
- The Tree Where Man Was Born by Peter Matthiessen
- Serengeti Shall Not Die by Bernhard Grzimek
- Among the Elephants by Iain and Oria Douglas Hamilton
Have you read any of these or other nonfiction books on or from Tanzania? What am I missing?
Categories: Book Lists