Tag: Kenyan writer

The Levant Church: Jacob Aliet

If there is one thing about Jacob Aliet that is always awake and in optimum condition, it is his imagination. He spins a yarn that loops and dips in ways I could never have imagined....

Nairobi Cocktail: Ciku Kimani-Mwaniki

I’m not ashamed to say that I am not above judging a book by its cover. We all do that, don’t we? I must say I wouldn’t have picked this book up on the merits of its cover. The cover design......

Dust: Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

It took me a while to get around to reading Dust, by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, and am I glad that I did. This book took me quite by surprise; I'm not sure what I was expecting....