Books

Nobel Prize winner Gurnah: An introduction to the man

Gurnah is the first black African writer to win the prize since Wole Soyinka in 1986.

Streets as locations of culture and the future

The likes of River Road are museums of sorts for history buffs

Dealing with learning disabilities in children

Focus on the child’s strengths and help him or her learn to use them

‘Who Moved My Cheese’ offers vital life lesson

Change is inevitable and should be anticipated and adapted to

The making of the Kenyan Readathon

Writers such as Meja Mwangi shouldn’t fade into oblivion

Rebuilding the Broken Walls: Onsongo launches an inspirational book

Onsongo wrote the book to inspire people to rebuild their lives.

Gabriel Dolan: Missionary or rebel with a cause?

In his new book, Father Dolan explains why he chose to speak truth to power.

‘In Whispers We Shout’ a beautiful collabo

In this book, a couple lampoons each other interchangeably

Painful end to hallowed side of UoN

It is a casualty of ongoing reforms at the University of Nairobi

Getting your kids organised

The skill helps children create order in their environment and the world

What scramble for textbooks says of our reading culture

July had a book boom as children went back to school

Little fears and big flair of an emerging writer

Cynthia Abdallah's collection has tight poems full of imagery and colour

Of pastoral poetry and concrete jungles

My Six Little Fears (2020) is a tiny chapbook of poetic delight

‘Uhuru saidia’ graduate saved by online gigs

After failing to get Uhuru’s help, John Mwae became a freelance writer

Kenya, Italy beef up academic ties

Co-operation in education, science a tool to strengthen ties, says envoy

Rafinki and the contours of new Kenyan poetry

The youth group recently released an anthology

The lament of black tears

Shocking death of Haitian President prompts poetic reflection