Ted Botha is a writer, coffee drinker, and traveler. He has written for a wide range of publications in the United States, England, and South Africa.
His latest book is Flat/White, the true and crazy story of arriving in the United States and landing up in a dilapidated building in Harlem full of bizarre characters. His life soon descended into a world of chaos, lies, conspiracies, suspicion, drug dealing, police raids and death threats. In equal parts memoir, comedy and tragedy, Flat/White brings to life a cast of characters that you won’t soon forget, in a story you won’t actually believe is true. But it is.
His other books include the nonfiction thriller The Girl with the Crooked Nose, an incredible tale of a forensic sculptor in Philadelphia and the investigation of 40 murders and tracking down of 7 fugitives he helped with in his fascinating lifetime. He also wrote Mongo, Adventures in Trash and a novel, The Animal Lover, a romance, comedy, and adventure set in two Africas, today and on the eve of World War 2. The conclusion will blow you away.
He is the co-creator of the travel site A World Different.