Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o: ‘In the House of the Interpreter’

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

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In In the House of the Interpreter, the second volume of his memoirs, world-renowned Kenyan novelist, poet, playwright, and literary critic Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o covers 1955-59: his high-school years during the tumultuous Mau Mau Uprising. With this follow-up to Dreams in a Time of War, Ngũgĩ evokes a haunting childhood at the end of British colonial rule in Africa, and the formative experiences of a political dissident. Presented as part of the Town Hall Civic series, as part of Global Voices, with Elliott Bay Book Company. Series supported by The Boeing Company, the RealNetworks Foundation, and the True/Brown Foundation.

LEARN MORE:
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s website

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  1. Posted November 12, 2012 at 7:04 pm | Permalink

    Anyone interested in joining me for this?

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  1. By Decolonising The Mind « A Biscuit In The Sun on October 10, 2012 at 12:55 pm

    [...] the title of this post from Kenyan author & activist Ngugi wa Thiong’o (who is appearing at Town Hall Seattle this Nov. 14th at 7:30pm), in light of George Monbiot’s article in The Guardian this past [...]

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