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Are these the top ten Kenyan books of all time?

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    Sometime back I compiled a list of what I thought we the top ten Kenyan books of all time. I actually did the project...

When a talented poet seduces your mind

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A poet, like a spider, works tirelessly spinning silver yarns. He struggles, endures until finally, a pattern is made: a web of beauty; a...

Tony Mochama’s book that won him big money

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Everyone has a story to tell but it depends on who is telling the story and how that story is told. That is what...

A Taste of Fame: A review

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Fake it till you make it. This is a common refrain in the make believe worldof showbiz and pop culture. Here, outward appearances –...

Mbugua’s new book a fitting tribute to Wangari Maathai

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It would appear that matters to do with environmental conservation occupy a special place in Ng'ang'a Mbugua's world. Yet, it is these conservation matters...

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...

Blame it on Sheng…er, at your own risk

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Whenever explanations are sought on poor performances, in English or Kiswahili, in national exams, Sheng is always on the surface waiting to be summoned,...

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...

Kenyan publishers: The weak link in Kenyan writing?

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Kenyan publishers: The weak link in Kenyan writing? A Paper presented at an international seminar on Historical Legacy and Contemporary Writing in the Commonwealth, held...

Ng’ang’a Mbugua’s Terrorist of the Aberdare wins Wahome Mutahi Prize

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Ng'ang'a Mbugua's novella, Terrorist of the Aberdare has won the third edition of the Wahome Mutahi Literary Award, while John Habwe's book Cheche za...