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Koigi’s shock and awe in new book

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It has been said that former Subukia MP Koigi wa Wamwere and controversy are inseparable. Nowhere does that come out clearly than in his...

What does Palin have against books?

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I must admit here that Sarah Palin, in spite of the awful things that have been said and written about her, pulled off quite...

Reformed drug trafficker’s book is all the rave

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Judy Akinyi, or Saga MacOdongo, if you like, is the latest sensation in the Kenyan literary scene. Every one now seems to want a...

Wangari Maathai’s book at Storymoja Book Club

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Prof Wangari Maathai’s memoirs Unbowed, will be the subject of discussion during this month’s Storymoja’s Book Club. The event takes place on Monday 7th...

Hotel Rwanda: A work of fiction?

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The Movie Hotel Rwanda might have done a lot to sensitise the world on the 1994 Rwandan genocide, but not many people in Rwanda...

Otieno Amisi: Death of a Kenyan Poet

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His was such a powerful voice, especially coming from a person of such small stature. Even as he was ailing, Amisi's voice did not...

Kingwa Kamencu, Kenya’s rising star

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As a first year Literature student at the University of Nairobi Kingwa Kamencu took up the challenge by the National Book Development Council of...