Books about Africa

There is no me without you     King Peggy     The last resort: a memoir of Zimbabwe     Unbowed: A memoir     A long way gone    


This child will be great     Malawi : Bradt Travel Guide     Malawi : Lonely Planet Guide    Spectrum guide to Malawi


Juvenile Non-Fiction

Energy Island: How One Community Harnessed the Wind and Changed their World     Generating Wind Power     Malawi in Pictures     Wind Power: A true book     Malawi : Enchantment of the World


Novels set in Africa

The last king of Scotland     Half of a yellow sun      The no. 1 ladies’ detective agency      Things fall apart      Running the rift


Books about Alternative Energy

Alternative energy: political, economic, and social feasibility     Cape Wind     Harvest the Wind: America’s Journey to Jobs, Energy Independence, and Climate Stability     Power with Nature:  Solar and Wind Energy Demystified     Complete guide to Renewable Energy     Wind Power: Renewable Energy for Home, Farm, and Business


Web Resources

For more information about William Kamkwamba and his ongoing initiatives:

William Kamkwamba's blog
Moving Windmills project
Moving Windmills : The William Kamkwamba story
Co-author Bryan Mealer
The Pearson Foundation: We Give Books
Malawi Embassy:
TED Talks - William Kamkwamba

For more information about Malawi and development in Africa:

Friends of Malawi
Never Ending Food
Malawi Washington Association
World Bank's Malawi
All Africa's Malawi  
Enterprise Africa
Peace Corps Africa
Un Millennium development goals


For more information about alternative energy and conservation:

Nature Conservancy
Alternative energy
Seven Fund (social equity venture fund)
World Economic Forum