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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 5 books in this booklist

  • 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 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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