Book News |One Day I Will Write About This Place – A Chimurenga Session featuring Binyavanga Wainaina


Binyavanga Wainaina's One Day I Will Write About This Place has been released to widespread critical acclaim. Seven years in the making, it spans Wainaina’s middle-class upbringing in Kenya, his failed attempt to study in South Africa, a moving family reunion in Uganda, his travels around Kenya, music, soccer, food, politricks, beauty, tragedy, fragile ripeness, sexual fantasy, love and philosophy.

On December 2, 2012, Chimurenga will host the Cape Town launch of Kwani? founding editor and celebrated writer, Binyavanga Wainaina’s groundbreaking new memoir, One Day I Will Write About This Place. Wainaina will read from his book followed by a discussion session with Centre for African Studies Director, Prof Harry Garuba. For more information visit Chimurenga Blog

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