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Lonely Planet Gambia
The ultimate travel guide book for the independent traveller to the 'Smiling Coast' packed full on practical aspects of travel.
   
Rough Guide to the Gambia
This new Rough Guide gives you plenty of travel information and insights written by authors whose knowledge and experience of Africa go back two decades. Package-holiday visitors have many questions answered, while the guide suggests a wide range of activities particularly in the area of eco-travel for independent travel.



The Gambia Discovering With Discount
The author of the Guide Book, Andy Robinson, worked in the country in the 80s and has travelled back every year giving him an extensive insight into the Smiling Coast. The guide includes information on geography, history and places to visit. It also includes tips and an insight into the ethos of the country that will make time spent in The Gambia even more enjoyable.
 
 
Love Reading
A price comparison engine where you can search for over 3.5 million titles and authors in hardback, paperback or audio.
   
Bradt Travel Guide
Written by Linda Barnett and Craig Emms & updated by Richard Human. The authors are both ecologists who have researched at Abuko Nature Reserve in 2006. The publication includes 24 maps and 8 colour pictures.
   
Gambia Birding Group
Listing of various Gambian bird related books giving reviews & publisher's details as well as sound recordings of bird songs and videos.
 
Gambia History Books
Some books published in The Gambia about the countries history with cover images & contact details for the various publishers.
 
Investment Book
A business guide book for would-be investors to The Gambia. Details on strategic and business information, import / export, details of the economy,  commercial contacts for products & services, business regulations and more.
   
Gambia National Library Service [GNLSA]
Set up by the The Gambia Library Board Act, 1976 it is given responsibility for the country’s Schools Library Services.
 
The Good Tourist
A travel guide book with responsible tourism in mind showing how you can enjoy a holiday while at the same time acting in a way that protects the environment & give a little something back.
   
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Gam Writers
A website dedicated to renowned Gambian authors and writers of fiction and non-fiction such as Lady Hannah Augusta D. Mahoney, Hassoum Ceesay, Gabriel J. Roberts, the late Ebou Dibba, Patience Sonko-Godwin, Dayo Forster, Cherno Omar Barry, Charles Sarr Thomas, the late Dr. Lenrie Peters Swaebou Conateh and many others. See also their Blog.
   
Alhaji Alieu Ebrima Cham Joof
The late A.E. Cham Joof was a historian, author, Pan-Africanist, broadcaster, lecturer and activist as well as being a Scout Master.
   
Hassan Bubacar Jallow
He is a Gambian lawyer, writer of legal books and has served on the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
   
Joseph Henry Joof
Aside from being a legal practitioner he has written The Student's Guide to academic success and other manuscripts.
   
Tijan M. Sallah
An economist, poet and writer. Among his works is Dream Kingdom: New and Selected Poems.
   
William Farquhar Conton
An former school principal who was born in Gambia but lived and worked in Sierra Leone. His major work isThe African published by Heinemann, 1960.
   
 


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