Books

In memory of Tzvetan Todorov

He died on February 7, having written several books on Narratology

How to manipulate an election: Cambridge Analytica story

One learns using data for election purposes is as old as the 2008 US campaign.

Should Moi, literary icons have mausoleums?

The burial sites of iconic figures are testament to their impact

Kenya's independence: An account by first deputy speaker

Events that took place decades ago are recounted like they took place last week.

The case for arts in education

Radio theatre was once a part of the Kenyan educational experience

E Africa mourns literary giant Kezilahabi

He died last week on January 9 at the age of 75 after a long illness

Book review: A Thousand Splendid Suns

The main theme is feminism and the place of woman in Afghan society.

Spoken word in written form

Book visits the nooks and cranny of life to highlight absurdities

My year in books: Mboya, the White House and war zones

I read to draw inspiration, learn new writing styles and travel far away while seated.

Mazrui bibliography brings to life his rich works

His prolific writings and corpus of literary works lives on.

Kenyans’ love affair with abbreviations

There’s a time and place for abbreviating and many Kenyans seem oblivious to that.

Eulogy to educator Dr Wallace Mbugua

His untimely demise has rocked literary and educational circles

Imbuga biography proves writers never die

He was a decorated man of letters and a regional champion of the arts

Writers’ commitment in modern Uganda

Book review of a collection of Ugandan literature

Plight of publishing in Kenya and other lessons from Macondo

Literary enthusiasts can only hope this year's Macondo is the first of many editions

How to self-publish or e-publish

Plenty of advice was on offer at a seminar in the Nairobi Book Fair

Nairobi hosts inaugural Macondo Literary Festival

Festival broke language barrier by shining spotlight on Portuguese literature