Cutting for Stone. Abraham Verghese, 2009.                                                            

The Ethiopians. A History. Richard Pankhurst, 2001.                                                             

Eating the Flowers of Paradise: One Man's Journey Through Ethiopia and Yemen. Kevin Rushby, 2001. 

The Emperor. Riszard Kapuzcinsky, 2009.                                                                                                 

Surrender or Starve: Travels in Ethiopia , Sudan, Somalia and Eritrea. Robert Kaplan, 1988.                                      

Revolutionary Ethiopia: From Empire to People's Republic. Edmon J. Keller, 1989.                                                                 

Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World. Mark Pendergrast, 1999.

History Of Modern Ethiopia: 1855-1991. Bahru Zewde, 2002.

Remapping Ethiopia: Socialism and After. Wendy James, 2002. 

Ethiopian Revolution. Teffera Haile Selassie, 1997.

African Zion: The Sacred Art of Ethiopia. Marilyn Heldman, 2001.

Ethiopia and the Challenge of Independence. Haggai Erlich, 1986.

The Blue Nile. Alan Moorehead, 1962.