The Long Road to Freedom
13 books about South Africa
On 5 December 2013, one of the world's greatest champions of freedom, Nelson Mandela, died in South Africa. His extraordinary life--from activist to prisoner to leader of his nation--reads like a great novel, but his is not the only story to come out of the Rainbow Nation. In honour of Mandela, here are some books that shed some light on the country he loved, for better and for worse.