Books written by African writers are finding their way to the market, not just in African countries but worldwide. The voices of these writers are covering long distances and people turn their ears to hear thhese new stories. The Rwandan writer Louise Umutoni writes about this African Renaissance.
His book “Kitab at-Tughra” was published in 2011 on the brink of the attempt at spring in Egypt. Many political turmoils have happend since in Egypt. One of the things that happened behind the smokescreens and demonstrations and executions was the translation of this novel written Youssef Rakha. Now it is time to see the … Continue reading a conversation with youssef rakha