Dreams in a Time of War-Ngugi-C101

Dreams in a Time of War: A Childhood Memoir by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Born in 1938 in rural Kenya, world renowned revolutionary writer Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o came of age in the shadow of World War II, amidst the …

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In the House of The interpreter-Ngugi-C101

In the House of the Interpreter: A Memoir by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

The second volume of the world renowned revolutionary writer Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s memoir picks up right where volume one left off. He enters into the …

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Matigari-Ngugi-C101

Matigari A Novel by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Matigari ma Njirũũngi (which means in Gĩkũyũ “the patriots who survived the bullets”—the patriot who survived the liberation war, and their political offspring), descends the mountains …

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Imperial Reckoning-C101

Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain’s Gulag in Kenya by Caroline Elkins

Caroline Elkins, a historian at Harvard University, has done a masterful job setting the record straight in her epic investigation, Imperial Reckoning. After years of …

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Mau Mau-W.O. Maloba-C101

Mau Mau and Kenya: An Analysis of a Peasant Revolt by Wunyabari O. Maloba

Mau Mau and Kenya traces a unique peasant revolt against British colonialism. Maloba describes the participants and their differing ideologies; relationships between the revolt and …

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