Wednesday, 11 August 2010
NGUGI WA THIONGO TO LAUNCH HIS AUTOBIO
The East African Educational Publishers Ltd (EAEP) has announce the launch of the first part of Prof Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s autobiography, Dreams in a Time of War. The autobiography will be launched on August 19 in Nairobi. Professor Ngugi wa Thiong’o is expected to grace the launch of this seminal title.
Dreams in a Time of War covers the early part of Prof Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s life. In it, he narrates the story of his childhood, capturing the landscape, the people and their culture; the social and political changes and problems of life under colonialism and war; and the troubled relationship between an emerging Christianized middle class and the rural poor.
Dreams in a Time of War, is a must read for all literary enthusiasts and for the general public and is available in all leading bookshops at a retail price of KShs 650.