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1 December 1985 • 661 words • Reportage & Criticism
Obesity, heart disease, tooth decay, slavery. When it comes to white powders and their attendant evils, cocaine can’t hold a candle to cane sugar. There’s… more»
28 January 1990 • 2,602 words • Reportage & Criticism
What I f-find,” says the neurologist and writer Oliver Sacks, “is that as soon as I—ah—open my m-mouth, I no longer believe what I am… more»
19 May 1988 • 2,881 words • Reportage & Criticism
There is no good news about Aids. As of mid-1988, with a total of 85,000 cases reported at the beginning of this year, the World… more»
20 February 1986 • 3,969 words • Reportage & Criticism
What is more important: is it the project of understanding why sexual desire is, or has become, a problem for us like no other, fraught… more»
8 June 1998 • 1,155 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»
12 October 1998 • 913 words • City of Words
If you were awake early this morning listening to the BBC World Service, which takes over the Radio 4 waveband in the early hours (a… more»
September 1996 • 1,092 words • City of Words
The good news this week is the rehabilitation of chocolate. First the finding that it shares a psychoactive ingredient with cannabis. Followed by the publication… more»
April 1997 • 1,015 words • City of Words
There are many reasons to cry in the night. And one of them is a drug called Lariam. I’ve taken Lariam, which is a prophylactic… more»
16 June 1997 • 988 words • City of Words
On the train a man with a long beard is reading Proust. And as he reads he is chewing gum. His long beard trembles a… more»
8 February 1999 • 1,215 words • City of Words
I’ve never eaten chimpanzee flesh. I expect you haven’t either. And as of this week there’s a new reason not to. Chimpanzees, it appears from… 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....