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Ngugi wa'Thiong'o

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o has taught at Nairobi University, Northwestern University, Amherst College, Yale University, and New York University. He is Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine. His many books include Wizard of the Crow, Dreams in a Time of War, Devil on the Cross, Decolonising the Mind, and Petals of Blood, for which he was imprisoned by the Kenyan government in 1977.


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Dreams in a Time of War
Written by Ngugi wa'Thiong'o
Anchor | Trade Paperback | March 2011
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-47621-0 (0-307-47621-9)

Born in 1938 in rural Kenya, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o came of age in the shadow of World War II, amidst the terrible bloodshed in the war between the Mau Mau and the British. The son of a man whose four wives bore him more than a score of children, young Ngũgĩ...

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In the House of the Interpreter
Written by Ngugi wa'Thiong'o
Anchor | Trade Paperback | May 5, 2015
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-1-101-91051-1 (1-101-91051-8)

With black-and-white illustrations throughout

World-renowned Kenyan novelist, poet, playwright, and literary critic Ng˜ug˜ý wa Thiong’o gives us the second volume of his memoirs in the wake of his critically acclaimed Dreams in a Time of War.
 
In the House of the Interpreter richly and poignantly evokes the author’s life and times at boarding... Read more






In the House of the Interpreter
Written by Ngugi wa'Thiong'o
Pantheon | Hardcover | November 2012
$25.95/30.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-90769-1 (0-307-90769-4)

With black-and-white illustrations throughout

World-renowned Kenyan novelist, poet, playwright, and literary critic Ng˜ug˜ý wa Thiong’o gives us the second volume of his memoirs in the wake of his critically acclaimed Dreams in a Time of War.
 
In the House of the Interpreter richly and poignantly evokes the author’s life and times at boarding... Read more






Wizard of the Crow
Written by Ngugi wa'Thiong'o
Anchor | Trade Paperback | August 2007
$16.95/21.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3384-3 (1-4000-3384-5)

In exile now for more than twenty years, Kenyan novelist, playwright, poet and critic Ngugi wa Thiong’o has become one of the most widely read African writers. Commencing in “our times” and set in the fictional “Free Republic of Aburiria,” Wizard of the Crow dramatizes with corrosive humor and keenness of... Read more





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