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24 October 1993 • 1,737 words • Reportage & Criticism
In The Songlines, Bruce Chatwin’s vagarious book about Australian aboriginal metaphysics and the origins of culture, the reader is introduced, midway through the narrative, to… more»
17 August 2001 • 1,659 words • Reportage & Criticism
Contemporary Ethiopian writing is, by and large, a closed book to English-speaking audiences, although the novel is an established genre in Amharic literature. At this point, at the start… more»
4 December 1997 • 3,422 words • Reportage & Criticism
If Bruce Chatwin had been portly, myopic and mouse-haired,” writes Susannah Clapp, “his life and reputation would have been quite different.” Chatwin’s death would likely… more»
28 June 1990 • 1,426 words • Reportage & Criticism
The fascination of other people’s letters and diaries lies, to a significant extent, in the fact that what seems most private in us is often… more»
22 June 2016 • 1,408 words • Reportage & Criticism
The Zimbabwe International Book Fair, the largest book fair south of the Sahara, is one of few such events to take place entirely in the… more»
August 1995 • 1,207 words • City of Words
Kodi Rahmatalla Kodi is in charge of logistics for the Nuba Relief, Rehabilitation… 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»
May 1995 • 830 words • City of Words
The other day at the lifestyle magazine writing school, where I specialise in… more»
May 1996 • 1,129 words • City of Words
Two weeks ago the Somali novelist Nuruddin Farah returned to his native land for the first time in twenty-two years. He flew to Kismayo, the… 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....