review SCRIBBLING THE CAT


This is the second book by Alexandra Fuller that I have read. Her first book was Don’t let’s go to the dogs tonight. This first book was an impressive account of her childhood in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), the sruggle for freedom en the problems she encountered at home. In her second book on her life … Continue reading review SCRIBBLING THE CAT

al-koni’s homes


The work of translators is often underestimated. He or she needs to have an intimate knowledge of the book and the subject at hand.  At times I notice that the translator of a book on an African topic is not familiar with certain words and situations and people. In this article Elliott Colla, who translated … Continue reading al-koni’s homes