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A look at ‘In Praise of Slowness’ by Carl Honore.
Tom Mboya will always remain as that leader who provokes us to always think of what could have been.
Netanyahu may no longer be calling shots in Tel Aviv right now but his legacy will shadow Israel for some time to come.
Literature don’s ideology on African languages seems to give more favour to Gikuyu than Swahili.
I started a book club in March 2019. It was from a place of “I have read so much and it would be wonderful if I could connect with others who have read similar books and together draw lessons and...
The book offers insight into life in village with themes like alternative medicine and belief in witchcraft
Creative writing should be offered as a subject to complement literature if we are to produce serious writers.
The poet, who was born in 1933 on Tumbatu island in the Zanzibari archipelago, died last week aged 88.
Self-published authors resort to creative means of distributing their works in order to penetrate the market.
Downgrading literature means we will end up with graduates who can barely communicate in English.
Writers Guild Bookshop stock books exclusively by Kenyan and African writers.
In the elegy to her father James Nwoye Adichie, Nigerian writer delves into sorrow and memory.
Gachukia’s story of being Kikuyu and Kamba at the same time is a story of the prospects of a postcolonial Kenya.
Makerere’s motto is “We build for the future”. That future will be glorious if gender equity is part of it.
Artists to be given a chance to showcase their talent and promote safety and beauty in the city.
A look at Kenyans who do not mind buying that very expensive book.
Being a poet, writer and accomplished lawyer, the Governor of Meru, is more nimble with words and imagery than a monkey in a forest.
President Idriss Deby, who had just won a sixth term in a row, goes and gets himself killed in a battle with rebels seeking to overthrow him.
‘Twilight of the Exiles’ deepens our understanding of how ravages of nationalism, misrule and corruption affected a minority community.
One needs more than just good grades or high IQ to be successful in life.
In the case of 2020, one may justifiably wonder whether there is anything worth celebrating in it.
I’m currently reading Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill and working on my second book.
With schools closed due to Covid-19, firms are weighing options as stacks of books gather dust in warehouses.
I am very observant and I mostly live in my imagination.
Glory Abah is a Nigerian writer and a creative writing coach.
Even so, overall, sales were 60 percent down compared the corresponding period in 2019.
Jacob Aliet is the author of Shoreline Origins, Magnolia Flower, First Encounters, The Photographer, and Levant Church which is his latest work of fiction.
Whatever the book lacks in proper Kiswahili phrases, it makes up for in the vivid descriptions of the city.
'I have worked at Kwani Trust for 13 years now.'
Waterz Yidana is a 33-year-old award winning Ghanaian playwright, poet and essayist.
Misky Nur Abdullahi, 19, is a poet from Mandera County.
Only five stories will be chosen by the judges.