Host of The Daily Show and one of South Africa's funniest exports, Trevor Noah, released his autobiography, Born A Crime, on 15 November. The much-anticipated book was named a New York Times bestseller and has now debuted at number 2 on Audible.com's non-fiction charts.
The autobiography, narrated by Noah, is in the top ten of the audiobook service's sales. The subscription-based service is a large part of Amazon'a literary offering.
Noah's account of his life has received praise on Twitter from readers and listeners alike.
@Trevornoah-Thanks for sharing your experiences! You really make us laugh and give us a lot of things to think about! You are appreciated!— Esther-Racquel (@estherracquel) November 28, 2016
In the book, Noah discusses his childhood in apartheid South Africa — born to a black mother and a white father, a crime punishable with imprisonment under the Immorality Act of the time. According The A.V. Club, Born A Crime "mixes his fascinating history with his signature humor".