I’m really disenchanted about the fact that I haven’t blogged in so long. Life gets in the way sometimes. Horrible excuse seeing as I consider this a big part of my life. In any case, let’s not drag this on. I know it is already February but Happy New Year!

Granta’s Deputy Editor Ellah Allfrey interviews Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, at New Beacon Books about his childhood in rural Kenya and his piece in the new Granta – an extract of upcoming memoir Dreams in a Time of WarGet it here.

Ngugi wa Thiong’o is a novelist and theorist of post-colonial literature and Director of the International Center for Writing and Translation at the University of California, Irvine. His work includes novels, plays, short stories, essays and scholarship, criticism and children’s literature. He published his first novel, Weep Not, Child, in 1964.His work includes novels, plays, short stories, essays and scholarship, criticism and children’s literature. He published his first novel, Weep Not, Child, in 1964.His work includes novels, plays, short stories, essays and scholarship, criticism and children’s literature. He published his first novel, Weep Not, Child, in 1964.

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