Binyavanga is Kenya’s new Ngugi and we can’t wait until 2019 for his next release

What you need to know:

  • An expanded edition of his beloved satirical article on how the West prefers its Africa served in African writing is also expected to come from Hamish Hamilton (a UK-based imprint of Penguin) in 2017. How to Write about Africa is among

    Binyavanga’s Granta articles, the others being excerpts from his memoir, One Day I Will Write About This Place (2011). 

In a world where good Kenyan writing is hard to come by, it’s great news, indeed, that Hamish Hamilton have announced the release of Binyavanga Wainaina’s new book in 2019.


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