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Related category: World - Africa
Related booklists: World Fiction - Mali,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 6 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the Race to Save its Treasures by Charlie English
    The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the Race to Save its Treasures - by Charlie English

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008126650 | ISBN 10: 0008126658

    Two tales of a city: The historical race to reach one of the world’s most mythologized places, and the story of how a contemporary band of archivists and librarians, fighting to save its ancient manuscripts from destruction at the hands of al Qaeda ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World by Joshua Hammer
    The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World - by Joshua Hammer

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781476777412 | ISBN 10: 1476777411

    To save precious centuries-old Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians in Timbuktu pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean’s Eleven.   In the 1980s, a young adventurer and collector for a government library, Abdel Kader Haidara, journe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Timbuktu School for Nomads: Lessons from the People of the Desert by Nicholas Jubber
    The Timbuktu School for Nomads: Lessons from the People of the Desert - by Nicholas Jubber

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781473655447 | ISBN 10: 1473655447

    An epic modern-day quest across the Sahara and a unique insight into the nomadic communities that surround the legendary city, by award-winning travel writer Nicholas Jubber.   The Sahara: a dream-like, far away landscape of Lawrence of Arabia ... more

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  • Cover image of book Monique and the Mango Rains: An Extraordinary Story of Friendship in a Midwife
    Monique and the Mango Rains: An Extraordinary Story of Friendship in a Midwife's House in Mali - by Kris Henderson

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781851688371 | ISBN 10: 1851688374

    Monique Dembele saves lives and dispenses hope in a place where childbirth is a life-and-death matter. Her unquenchable passion to improve the lot of the women and children in her West African village is matched by her buoyant humour in the face of u ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Griot Time: An American Guitarist in Mali by Banning Eyre
    In Griot Time: An American Guitarist in Mali - by Banning Eyre

    £24.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781566397599 | ISBN 10: 1566397596

    Djelimady Tounkara is only one of the memorable people you will meet in this dramatic narrative of life among the griot musicians of Mali. Born into families where music and the tradition of griot stroy-telling is a heritage and a privilege, Djelimad ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Healing Drum: African Wisdom Teachings by Yaya Diallo & Mitchell Hall
    The Healing Drum: African Wisdom Teachings - by Yaya Diallo & Mitchell Hall

    £14.99   paperback   (1989) - ISBN 13: 9780892812561 | ISBN 10: 0892812567

    Born in Mali, West Africa, and a member of the Minianka (Bamana) tribe, Yaya Diallo was raised in a culture that works, worships, lives & breathes to the beat of the drum. An instrument for transmitting traditional knowledge among the Minianka, the ... more

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