He who runs in every man perishes his life, just as the soul that runs in all souls perishes it’s spirit Biték
A young man walks onto the stage and boldly proclaims that he is a rapist. At the audience’s shocked gasp, he reiterates, “Yes, I am a rapist!”
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 a colonel, also makes his escape, but finds himself stranded by the River Nile, alone and vulnerable. Lilian is a young mother, who runs for her life holding the hand of her little boy Harmony – until a bomb attack wrenches them apart, forcing her …
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