He who runs in every man perishes his life, just as the soul that runs in all souls perishes it’s spiritBiték
Play Review: Tropical Fish
On the eve of Uganda’s 59th birthday, I watched Tropical Fish.(more…)
Book Review: The End Of Where We Begin
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 to trek on alone.
After epic journeys of endurance, their lives cross in Bidi Bidi in Uganda – the world’s largest refugee camp. There they meet James, a counsellor who helps them to find light and hope in the darkest of places.(more…)
Book Review: Kunda
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.
Kunda, the pregnant daughter of a Life-Witness is torn between her love for a former pirate and her duty as a half-spirit.
BOOK REVIEW: TUMAINI: THE CAPTURED STORY OF A BROKEN MAN
Book: Tumaini: The Captured Story of a Broken Man
Author: Jade Novelist
Genre: 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 son, the loss of his son, and his journey towards healing.(more…)
Book Review: Foreign Gods Inc.
Book: FOREIGN GODS, INC.
AUTHOR: Okey Ndibe
PUBLISHED: JANUARY, 2014
Book Description: Foreign Gods, Inc., tells the story of Ike, a New York-based Nigerian cab driver who sets out to steal the statue of an ancient war deity from his home village and sell it to a New York gallery.(more…)