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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.

Review: The Girl with the Louding Voice

Abi Daré’s debut novel is not a comfortable read, but reviewer Gail Collins couldn’t put down this tale of a Nigerian girl whose life is dominated by lack of education, poverty and modern slavery.

African authors – writing for the world

African writers are still in the throes of getting their words firmly planted on the world’s literary map, but their remarkable talents are finally receiving the recognition they deserve. Gail Collins reports.

Book Review: Africa in Transformation

It would be very difficult to identify another writer who could tackle the subject of this book with the same passion, knowledge and authority as …