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Dr Margaret Ogola’s voice from the grave

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She introduced herself to Kenya and the world with her evergreen novel The River and the Source, at a time when Kenyans were starting...

Brace yourselves for SK Macharia’s explosive autobiography

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S.K. Macharia is a household name in Kenya today. If there is one word that can sufficiently describe the man, then that word is...

Mbugua takes the Wahome Mutahi Prize, again!

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Nation journalist Ng’ang’a Mbugua, is this year’s Wahome Mutahi’s Literary Prize winner with his book Different Colours. This makes it two times in a...

Miguna’s book: Nothing new so let the readers decide

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This is what I wrote on June 6, 2012. I trust is makes sense… When Raila Odinga advisor turned-bitter foe, Miguna Miguna announced that he...

Kenyan elected to continental publishing body

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A Kenyan, Mr. Lawrence Njagi is the new treasurer of African Publishers Network (APNET), the continental body that brings together African publishers from both...

Surgeon wins Kenya’s top literary prize

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Sunday Nation columnist Dr. Yusuf Dawood is the winner of this year's Jomo Kenyata Prize for Literature award. His book, Eye of the Storm,...

You can learn to dream again in spite of your failure

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Most of us must have, at one point or the other, gone through a particularly traumatic experience; an experience so painful that it leaves you...

Clashes author parts ways with publisher

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Author Kinyanjui Kombani has parted ways with his publishers Acacia Stantex in regards to his book The Last Villains of Molo. The move effectively ends...

Writing the story of Henry Wanyoike

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This story first appeared in the premier edition (July - September 2010) of The Kenyan Runner, the one that had David Rudisha on...

A Ngugi Nobel would really do us proud: Chakava

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Henry Chakava, the man who almost lost his finger for sticking out his neck for Ngugi wa Thiong’o, purrs with pride at the prospect...