Books by Ngugi wa Thiong’o

IN THE HOUSE OF THE INTERPRETER by Ngugi wa Thiong’o
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 8, 2012

"An inspiring story of a young man determined to excel and escape."
Kenyan writer and professor wa Thiong'o (English and Comparative Literature/Univ. of California, Irvine) offers a second harrowing volume of memoir, a sequel to his Dreams in a Time of War (2010). Read full book review >
DREAMS IN A TIME OF WAR by Ngugi wa Thiong’o
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 9, 2010

"Evenhanded, evocative account of distant times and places—a strong contribution to both the literature of colonialism and modern African literature in English."
It takes a village to raise a writer. Against improbable odds, a Kenyan village raised a superb one in wa Thiong'o (English and Comparative Literature/Univ. of California, Irvine; Something Torn and New: An African Renaissance, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >