New African Readers' Club

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A rich harvest of African writing talent in 2022

Following a phenomenally successful 2021 for African writers, this year is also shaping up as another bumper harvest. Gail Collins reviews works from seasoned pens as well as those fresh to publication.

A glorious year for African writers

The last year has undoubtedly been one to celebrate for African stories and authors, with writers from across the continent sweeping up the world of literature’s most prestigious prizes.

Review: Unbury Our Dead With Song by Mukoma Wa Ngugi

This novel by Kenyan poet, author and literary scholar Mukoma Wa Ngugi is the perfect balance between an appealing story, characters you like beyond their flaws and a feast of learning. Review by Gail Collins.