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Jonny Steinberg

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Jonny Steinberg was born in South Africa. He is the author of several critically acclaimed books, including Midlands and The Number, which both won the Sunday Times Alan Paton Prize (South Africa's premier non-fiction literary award). He is currently a lecturer in African Studies and Criminology at the University of Oxford.

Books by Jonny Steinberg

A Man of Good Hope

A powerful look at the impact of the Somali civil war on one man, who, having lost everything, refused to give up hope.

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Little Liberia

A powerful and revelatory account of the Liberian civil war and its human cost, following the lives of two men, from Monrovia to the east coast of America, and back.

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Three Letter Plague

'Not since My Own Country has the AIDS epidemic been described so deeply and so humanely... Steinberg is keenly attuned to the way a community encounters illness and has ended up with a big, brave, poignant look into the heart of his country' Time Out

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