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


A beautiful book about memories, dreams, nightmares, days of hunger, tell of the olden days who are passed on. Nega writes about his childhood in a fast changing Ethiopia. And he writes it down with a good sense of humour. He describes in fascinating detail his boyhood, the little tricks he plays on other people, … Continue reading review NOTES FROM THE HYENA’S BELLY