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30 November 2001 • 3,043 words • Reportage & Criticism
In the pilgrimage centres of the Brazilian Northeast—remote rural shrines that attract hundreds of thousands of visitors in the high season—are found what are locally… more»
March 1989 • 1,008 words • Reportage & Criticism
Serpentine Gallery catalogue, 1989 Some travellers never return. They become villagers instead. This happened to a man I know, the symbolist of Itaparica. An American landscape… more»
31 July 1998 • 6,547 words • Reportage & Criticism
In 1997 I received an irresistible summons from Rio de Janeiro. A Rio samba school, União da Ilha do Governador, one of fourteen in the… more»
February 1996 • 1,281 words • City of Words
My forebears on my father’s father’s side were silk merchants in Macclesfield, in England. During the industrial revolution they pioneered the mechanized, factory-based process that… more»
18 August 1996 • 1,083 words • City of Words
In “Mending Wall”, his poem about the limits of neighbourliness, Robert Frost writes Something there is that doesn’t love a wall That sends the frozen-ground-swell… more»
November 1995 • 1,140 words • City of Words
A package arrives from my old teacher, from Japan. “Printed matter,” it says on the outside, “no commercial value”. But the contents are precious. For… more»
19 October 1998 • 983 words • City of Words
I first went up Yr Wyddfa—Snowdon to the English—at the age of two,… more»
6 June 1996 • 1,248 words • City of Words
Broadcasting policy in Britain is under the direction of people with no vision: the cut in funding for BBC World Service radio, the country’s one… more»
October 1996 • 1,172 words • City of Words
My neighbour, the poet Alan Jenkins, who lives just a few streets away,… more»
December 1996 • 864 words • City of Words
Many are the claims that have been made for the redemptive power of art. Now here’s another: it makes us live longer. In the Christmas… 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....