the best books on ethiopia


I think it is a tricky business to compile a list with best books. An editor did not shy away from compiling just such a list. He made a threesome of best books on Ethiopia.  I have to admit I have read only one out of three, the one by Nega Mezlekia. So there is … Continue reading the best books on ethiopia

beyond chinua achebe


Just a few days ago the famous Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe passed away. He was one of the giants of African literature, due to his own writings and due to the opportunity he gave to other writings as an editor with the African Writers Series.  But Achebe is not the only one. Others are around. … Continue reading beyond chinua achebe