Short story by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o translated

The use of what language is still an important issue. When you write in the English language you have a good chance to get a wide readership. When you write in a small language for instance Kikuyu your readership is limited. This has not hinder the Kenyan writer Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o who has decided to … Continue reading Short story by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o translated


In this novel the writer Ama Ata Aidoo (Ghana, 1942) paints the story of a young professional woman who works in a government department. Her name is Esi and she is married to Oko, a teacher. Together they have one daughter Ogyaanowa. The best friend of Esi for many years is the nurse/midwife Opokuya, who … Continue reading CHANGES, A LOVE STORY