Books


Books I’ve read that are based in Colombia:

Beyond Botota: Diary of a Drug War journalist in Colombia by Gary Leech
Butterflies in Bucaramanga by Tanna Patterson-Z
Colombia by Sarah Woods (Bradt Guide)
My Colombia War: A Journey Through the Country I Left Behind by Silvana Paternostro
Out of Captivity: Surviving 1,967 Days in the Colombian Jungle by Marc Gonsalves, Keith Stansell and Tom Howes
Tales from the Town of Widows by James Cañón
The Armies by Evelio Rosero
The Informers by Juan Gabriel Vasquez
Even Silence Has An End: My Six Years of Captivity in a Colombian Jungle by Ingrid Betancourt

Other books based in Colombia:

Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World’s Greatest Outlaw by Mark Bowden
The Dark Bride by Laura Restrepo

Please add your own suggestions in the comments!

2 Responses to Books

  1. Steve Baker says:

    A Gringa in Bogotá – June Carolyn Erlick (also available in Spanish)

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