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30 November 1998 • 774 words • City of Words
Drifting down the aisles at our local Tesco, lulled to a trance by the saturated lighting, drunk in the arms of consumerism, I find myself… more»
August 1995 • 1,207 words • City of Words
Kodi Rahmatalla Kodi is in charge of logistics for the Nuba Relief, Rehabilitation… more»
23 June 1995 • 701 words • City of Words
Tonight on the Athi Plains, near Nairobi, as the sun sets behind the Ngong Hills—site of Karen Blixen’s settler pastoral, now the haunt of panga-wielding… more»
October 1995 • 1,147 words • City of Words
Anyone who has been the subject of a news story—or witness to an event that made the news—knows that inaccuracy and selective description, telescoping of… more»
August 1995 • 1,325 words • City of Words
In July 1995—a month ago—the final carriage return sounded for America’s last typewriter manufacturer. So long Smith-Corona. Now you can’t buy a US-made typewriter anywhere.… more»
17 August 1998 • 836 words • City of Words
I’d be shocked, as I’m sure you would be, if the holiday video footage that one of us took of the Changing of the Guard… more»
June 1996 • 875 words • City of Words
Along with the circulars and invoices and renewal notices in each day’s post—the pleas, demands, rebukes and invitations from persons known and unknown (including, just… more»
8 June 1998 • 1,180 words • City of Words
Last week Steven Mathews died. He was thirty-six years old, a man of charm and intelligence, without pretension, without enemies, one more casualty of the… more»
May 1996 • 1,218 words • City of Words
Pathologically polyphiloprogenitive though we are, human beings are vastly outnumbered by insects. Consider this. Insects are a hundred million years older than us—older than all… more»
1997 • 889 words • City of Words
The sea journey from Cuba to the Florida keys is no joke, even… more»
In ethnographic research, oral history, human rights, journalism, literature and film
Kenneth Binyavanga Wainaina Born 18 January 1971; died 21 May 2019
The original affluent society and its encounter with modernity
Learning from human rights and humanitarian crises...
A Norman castle in the north-east of...
Last month in Yirol I bought a heifer—a brindled two-year old, not yet in calf....