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21 April 1997 • 1,056 words • City of Words
At the Royal Geographical Society in London last week one of the world’s greatest living naturalists, Jonathan Kingdon, was celebrating the publication of his field… more»
9 February 1998 • 1,306 words • City of Words
Falling over my feet on the grand staircase of the Foreign Office in London the other day, I was struck, as I sprawled, dazed, on… more»
16 June 1997 • 2,359 words • City of Words
British Airways recently announced that it had commissioned a new look for its… more»
May 1996 • 811 words • City of Words
Digital visionaries are two a penny where Ron Gordon comes from, but he himself, I fancy, doesn’t come that cheap. Mr Gordon is reported to… more»
9 July 1995 • 968 words • City of Words
It’s two years now since the prolific, doll-like, callipygous rock star Prince, in a fit of pique with his record company, deposed himself and became… more»
November 1996 • 839 words • City of Words
All that is solid melts into air. Or decays in some less pleasing manner. Plastic, for example, distorts and discolours over time. It melts, not… more»
2 March 1998 • 1,259 words • City of Words
It’s Ash Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro. Carnival is over. I’m watching TV in the kitchen with my friend Peter and his friend Zé Motta,… more»
November 1995 • 724 words • City of Words
Two events, ten thousand miles apart: in the Pacific, French nuclear tests on… more»
27 April 1998 • 1,474 words • City of Words
The view from the fortress tower in the Paro Valley in Bhutan, is as good as a landscape gets. “The valley floor is like a… more»
9 June 1997 • 1,281 words • City of Words
Ludwig Wittgenstein’s sister’s house in Vienna is a stark but stately concatenation of cuboid blocks which now forms part of the Bulgarian embassy. It was… 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....