History / Africa Audiobooks

Long Walk to FreedomWe offer the widest selection of history/africa audio books that you'll find anywhere online. Our history/africa collection includes listens from acclaimed authors such as Nelson Mandela. Choose from an impressive variety of books including well-known titles like A Short History of Africa, A Long Way Gone and Long Walk to Freedom to name a few. You're sure to find plenty of excellent choices that will keep you entertained for many hours!

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Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela, by Nelson Mandela 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela by Nelson Mandela July 2012
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, by Ishmael Beah 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah August 2008
A Short History of Africa, by J. D. Fage, Roland Oliver 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 A Short History of Africa by J. D. Fage, Roland Oliver May 2009
The Boy Who Runs: The Odyssey of Julius Achon, by John Brant 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Boy Who Runs: The Odyssey of Julius Achon by John Brant August 2016
We Are Not Such Things: The Murder of a Young American, a South African Township, and the Search for Truth and Reconciliation, by Justine  van der Leun 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 We Are Not Such Things: The Murder of a Young American, a South African Township, and the Search for Truth and Reconciliation by Justine van der Leun August 2016
The Africans, by David Lamb 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Africans by David Lamb November 2015
Invictus: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation, by John Carlin 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Invictus: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation by John Carlin August 2015
American Warlord: A True Story, by Johnny Dwyer 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 American Warlord: A True Story by Johnny Dwyer April 2015
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda, by Philip Gourevitch 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda by Philip Gourevitch February 2015
Mama Koko and the Hundred Gunmen: An Ordinary Family’s Extraordinary Tale of Love, Loss, and Survival in Congo, by Lisa J. Shannon 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Mama Koko and the Hundred Gunmen: An Ordinary Family’s Extraordinary Tale of Love, Loss, and Survival in Congo by Lisa J. Shannon February 2015
Mandela: An Audio History: Commemorative Edition, by Desmond Tutu 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Mandela: An Audio History: Commemorative Edition by Desmond Tutu February 2014
By the Rivers of Water: A Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Odyssey, by Erskine Clarke 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 By the Rivers of Water: A Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Odyssey by Erskine Clarke October 2013
The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty, by Nina Munk 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty by Nina Munk September 2013
She Left Me the Gun: My Mother’s Life Before Me, by Emma Brockes 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 She Left Me the Gun: My Mother’s Life Before Me by Emma Brockes May 2013
An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa 1942–1943, by Rick Atkinson 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa 1942–1943 by Rick Atkinson April 2013
Between Man and Beast: An Unlikely Explorer, the Evolution Debates, and the African Adventure That Took the Victorian World by Storm, by Monte Reel 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Between Man and Beast: An Unlikely Explorer, the Evolution Debates, and the African Adventure That Took the Victorian World by Storm by Monte Reel March 2013
There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra, by Chinua Achebe 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra by Chinua Achebe October 2012
How I Found Livingstone in Central Africa, by Henry M. Stanley 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 How I Found Livingstone in Central Africa by Henry M. Stanley September 2012
The Murder of King Tut: The Plot to Kill the Child King, by James Patterson, Martin Dugard 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Murder of King Tut: The Plot to Kill the Child King by James Patterson, Martin Dugard July 2012
Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth’s Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa, by Mark Mathabane 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth’s Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa by Mark Mathabane July 2012
Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War, by Mark Bowden 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War by Mark Bowden February 2012
Explorers of the Nile: The Triumph and Tragedy of a Great Victorian Adventure, by Tim Jeal 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Explorers of the Nile: The Triumph and Tragedy of a Great Victorian Adventure by Tim Jeal December 2011
Carthage Must Be Destroyed: The Rise and Fall of an Ancient Civilization, by Richard Miles 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Carthage Must Be Destroyed: The Rise and Fall of an Ancient Civilization by Richard Miles July 2011
Hannibal: A History of the Art of War among the Carthaginians and Romans Down to the Battle of Pydna, 168 BC, with a Detailed Account of the Second Punic War, by Theodore Ayrault Dodge 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Hannibal: A History of the Art of War among the Carthaginians and Romans Down to the Battle of Pydna, 168 BC, with a Detailed Account of the Second Punic War by Theodore Ayrault Dodge June 2011
David Livingstone, by Thomas Hughes 2.5 out of 52.5 out of 52.5 out of 52.5 out of 52.5 out of 5 David Livingstone by Thomas Hughes April 2011
The Obamas: The Untold Story of an African Family, by Peter Firstbrook 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Obamas: The Untold Story of an African Family by Peter Firstbrook February 2011
Pirates of Barbary: Corsairs, Conquests, and Captivity in the 17th Century Mediterranean, by Adrian Tinniswood 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Pirates of Barbary: Corsairs, Conquests, and Captivity in the 17th Century Mediterranean by Adrian Tinniswood November 2010
The Ghosts of Cannae: Hannibal and the Darkest Hour of the Roman Republic, by Robert L. O’Connell 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Ghosts of Cannae: Hannibal and the Darkest Hour of the Roman Republic by Robert L. O’Connell July 2010
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