Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood


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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man's coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Michiko Kakutani, New York Times - Newsday - Esquire - NPR - Booklist Trevor Noah's unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act: his birth. Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when ...

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Royston Vassey

Sep 27, 2017


This was a well-written, thought-provoking book and I would recommend it to fans Trevor Noah, or even those who have never heard of him, but what to be entertained, and learn something in the bargain.

Gregory C H

Mar 1, 2017

I recommend the audio books version.

Excellent book made even better with the audio books version. To hear Trevor Noah in his own voice is outstanding. A brilliant, entertaining author giving insight into growing up the apartheid world of South Africa.

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