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.
The Kenyan writer and journalist Tom Mwiraria is the one who answers the questions in the episode of By The Book. He talks about the books that have accompanied him, books he does not want to forget, a book he wants to write. In this article you will find the questions and answers.
She lives in Nairobi and she writes. Her name is Doreen Eshinali Khamala is a writer from Nairobi, Kenya. In March 2018 she published her second book. Her first one was about growing up and life at different schools. In this interview she talks about her favourite books and books that have accompanied her.
The names on the shortlist of the 2018 edition of The Cain Prize have been made known. The writers come from Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria. This is not a great surprise, for it seems that these countries have the liveliest literary scene in Africa. One of the Nigerian writers lives in Chicago (USA) and … Continue reading The Shortlist
This time in BY THE BOOK it is Kenya writer Moraa Gitaa. Some of the writers in this series are at the doorstep of a writing career, but the writer Moraa already has entered the House of Books and settled in one of the many rooms with her books and other publications. In this article … Continue reading BY THE BOOK: Moraa Gitaa