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A Book Club For A City

A Book Club For A City
A banker, teacher, housewife and student walk into a room. I'm not setting you up for a lame joke, they are attending a book club meeting. Every second Saturday of the month, Nairobians who love books gather at the Kenya National Theater for the Text Book Centre Book…

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There is more to Life

There is more to Life
A very good friend of mine has a dream of traveling the world; not just traveling, but traveling as an artist.Writers, along with other artists, create words in forms of stories. Some writers are so good that they create worlds and places in their stories. Joanne K. Rowling didn&…

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Books
A book is the most awesome friend. You open it when you want, hear it talk when you want, and leave it when you want. Only memories and insights from it come when they want, and only these you cannot control. It is first a recording, and then personal views…

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The ABC’s of Rwanda



The ABC’s of Rwanda
On a Friday evening at Casa Keza, a tapas restaurant in Kayciru in Kigali, a 24 year old lady is having a book reading for about 50 fifty people. It’s her first published book. I try to remember exactly what I was doing when I was 24. I mean…

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Observations on a New Wave of Rwandan Literature

Observations on a New Wave of Rwandan Literature
In small but sure steps, a dynamic generation of writers, publishers and readers is forming a unique literary scene in Kigali.Any evocation of Rwandan written literature pivots around two names: Alexis Kagame and Scholastique Mukasonga. Yet new voices are emerging and Kigali now hosts a growing number of writers…

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