Book Reviews
Book Reviews

Book Reviews (5)

Thursday, 11 September 2014 14:18

Managing Heritage, Making Peace

History, Identity and Memory in Contemporary Kenya An exploration of the past's impact on the Kenya of today, on the fiftieth anniversary of its independence. Kenya stands at a crossroads in its history and heritage,…
Thursday, 11 September 2014 13:53

Growing Up With Tanzania

Memories, Musings and Maths Growing Up With Tanzania is a multi-layered, three-part memoir of an eventful passage to adulthood in colonial and early-Uhuru days of Tanzania. It combines a smooth narration of a contradictory life…
Thursday, 11 September 2014 13:44

War Crimes

How warlords, politicians, foreign governments and aid agencies conspired to create a failed state in Somalia In War Crimes Kenyan journalist Rasna Warah exposes how foreign governments and humanitarian agencies conspired to keep Somalia in…
Progressive librarianship does not sound like a very dramatic profession, but it is. Shiraz Durrani recounts in a scholarly way his and others' experiences in the information sciences, which are, as several scholars have pointed…
Thursday, 11 September 2014 13:25


Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor's Dust is not an easy read but it is an ultimately rewarding one. It is a kind of literary IQ test that brings to mind people who like to tackle the senior…