Books by Binyavanga Wainaina

Released: July 19, 2011

"Language is clearly the author's preferred mode of structuring the world, but it is also the plaything he uses with idiosyncratic grace and brilliant immediacy to capture 'the scattered, shifting sensations' of memories and emotions long past."
A colorful, at times surreal debut memoir about coming of age in the hyper-diverse culture of late-20th-century Kenya. Read full book review >