On the eve of Uganda’s 59th birthday, I watched Tropical Fish.
Title borrowed from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Notes On Grief which was brilliantly reviewed by Daniella Khanani.
If you want to hide something from an African, put it in a book.
Author: Rosalind Russell Genre: Creative Non-Fiction Book Blurb: Veronica is a teenager when civil war erupts in South Sudan. Lonely and friendless after the death of her father, she finds solace in her first boyfriend, and together they flee across the city when the fighting breaks out. On the same night, Daniel, the son of …
Author: Joel Benjamin Ntwatwa (Nevender) Genre: Poetry Publishing House: Scribe House ISBN: 978-9970-757-01-5
Author: Rachael A.Z Mutabingwa Genre: Speculative Fiction Book Blurb: It is 1975, and it is 1850.The Twijuk family is trapped on the front lines of a civil war, and a terminal illness.AndKunda, the pregnant daughter of a Life-Witness is torn between her love for a former pirate and her duty as a half-spirit.
BOOK TITLE: Ogadinma Or, Everything Will Be Alright. AUTHOR: Ukamaka Olisakwe PUBLISHER: The Indigo Press
Book Title: A Fledgling Abiba Author: Dilman Dila ISBN-13 : 978-1911486527
Book: Tumaini: The Captured Story of a Broken ManAuthor: Jade NovelistGenre: Poetry Anthology, Memoir Book Blurb: Tumaini is a poetry anthology written by Jade Novelist, that serves as a partial memoir, a dedication to his late son. In this anthology, Jade uses poetry to retell the story of his relationship with the mother of his …
Book: Manchester HappenedAuthor: Jennifer Nansubuga MakumbiGenre: General Fiction, Short Story AnthologyISBN: 978-1786-0777-6-9