Books

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

Academic plagiarism: Ethics committees the answer

These would ensure research is accountable, valid and transparent

Why it's important to learn Chinese and other languages

They should be adopted where possible in globalising world

Nine books that inspired 2019 Emmys

Book lovers will pick out those that inspired the nominees to the prestigious awards.

Rise of motivational books for the youths a sign of the times

They are an indicator of the potent energy that lies untapped for national good

Cape Code Bicycle War’s most unforgettable story

Readers don’t forget a short story. Most of them are unforgettable.

Book harnesses creative talent from children in the spirit of CBC

The main concern of the society is to teach the young.

Late Toni Morisson tops Obama's summer reading list

He said reading fiction left him “better able to imagine what’s going on in people's lives".

Book Review: Unfit for society

Is society hanging from the edge of a half- moon? Perhaps so it appears but not beyond redemption.