A short Summer Reading List

I recently read books that kept me thinking long after I put them down. If you are wondering what to read this summer, your search is over. These five novels will blow your mind.  


Wizard of Crow by N’gugi Wa Thiong’o

Author is mostly known for 1.He renouces his christian and colonial name “James” and adopts N’gugi 2.He renounces writing  in english in favour of writing in  Gikuyu. However, his work is translated in english 3. He has been in political exile for more than 20 years in the United States Others publications  Plays The Black... Continue Reading →

One day I will write about this place by Binyavanga Wainaina

Author is mostly known for Refusing the young global leaders awards/nominations He has a very distinctive style (personality and in his writing) He has come out as a homosexual recently Wainaina has collected over 13,000 recipes from around Africa and is an expert on traditional and modern African cuisines Others publications  "Discovering Home"" (short story,... Continue Reading →

Unbowed By Wangari Maathai

I heard about this incredible lady the day she died in 2011. I think I was leaving under the rock these past years. Anyway, having read all the wonderful obituary about her, I had to read her biography. But first, a word about the author. The author Prof. Maathai, as she was affectionately referred to,... Continue Reading →

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