Kilimanjaro & Mt. Kenya: A Climbing and Trekking Guide. Burns, Cameron M., The Mountaineers Pub. Co., Seattle, WA (1998). The best resource on these two mountains. You can get several, but this should be the first on your list.
No Picnic On Mt. Kenya. A daring escape, a perilous climb. Benuzzi, Felice., The Lyons Press / Globe Peqout Press, Guilford, CT (1999). Originally written and published by Dutton & Co. (1953). Great adventure novel documenting a prison escape and climb of Mt. Kenya during WWII.
Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Capetown. Theroux, Paul, Houghton Mifflin Company, New York (2003). One man’s journey along the long ‘road’ through Eastern Africa…. with unforgettable imagery, insights and commentary on the current, rather grotesque state of affairs in this part of the world. You can see it, smell it, touch it, live it through Theroux’s skillful verbal artistry. You won’t put it down once you start it.
Into Africa: The epic adventures of Stanley and Livingston. Dugard, Martin. Broadway Books, New York (2003). Well-researched and entertaining account of this classic story.
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