He is active in the world of mining. But on the side he mines words and puts them in a proper order. His name is Clinton Chauke and his book is titled Born in Chains: The Diary of an Angry ‘Born-Free’. In this interview you will hear more about this book and what he has mined. … Continue reading ‘Our poverty comes from racism, and racism locks out talent’
Another one is coming, ready to be published,m ready to be read. Another book by the master who is getting close to the Nobel Prize for Literature (according to the pundits and the bookmakers). This book has been written in the mother tongue and the fathertongue of Ngugi. In this article you will more about … Continue reading Ngugi wa Thiong’o set to release latest Gikuyu book
This article is a short overview of the literary career of the Kenyan writer Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o. Nothing new as far I could see, but still for the uninitiated a helpful guide.
Is the writer (and cineast) Sembè Ousmane well known or is he a forgotten writer? His books have been translated in multiple languages, but have these books reached the English speaking parts of our globe? In this article the writer wonders what happened to the fame of this man.
The Egyptian writer Nawal el Saadawi still has a strong voice. A woman with a careful hand of writing and a thoughtful way of speaking her mind. The written word and the spoken word combined in her language. In this interview she talks about feminism and about life.
Harold Pinter was a famous British dramatist. His name is attached to an important prize. Now this prize has been awarded to the Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. In this article you will read more about this prize and the reasons for awarding it to Chimamanda.