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Book Review Born a Crime: stories from a South African childhood, by Trevor Noah
As host of “The Daily Show,” Trevor Noah comes across as a wry, startled and sometimes outraged outsider, commenting on the absurdities of American...
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So Much Things to Say: The Oral History of Bob Marley
Friday, March 09, 2018
Among biblical quotations favoured by Rastafarians comes psalm 118: “The stone that the builders refused is become the headstone of the corner”, a...
CONGO: The Epic History of a People By David Van Reybrouck Reviewed by J.M.Ledgard
Friday, March 02, 2018
On June 5, 1978, the Congolese dictator Joseph-Désiré Mobutu stood on a hot grassy bluff in the south of his vast country — then named Zaire — and...
Political Order and Political Decay by Francis Fukuyama
Friday, February 23, 2018
Francis Fukuyama’s Political Order and Political Decay is a wide-ranging examination of the factors giving rise to the golden trifecta of statecraft:...
The Price of Inequality
Friday, February 16, 2018
America currently has the most inequality and the least equality of opportunity among the developed countries, writes Nobel Prize-winning economist...
Book Review: A nutshell biography of Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana
Friday, February 09, 2018
Forward Ever: The Life of Kwame Nkrumah, PANAF Books, 80 pages. This book is a summary of the illustrious life of Nkrumah who ruled Ghana from...
Book Review:A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes
Friday, February 02, 2018
A Brief History of Time begins with a striking image and a wonderful true story: An elderly lady attended a public lecture given by an astrophysicist...
Book Review: IN OUR PERILOUS, DIVIDED WORLD, COMPASSION IS IN OUR BEST INTEREST Twelve Steps to a Compassionate life
Friday, January 26, 2018
In bookshops, many best-sellers are self-help manual with bold, glossy covers and such title as, ‘Do you want to be a millionaire?’, ‘Six ways to...
Book Review: A Review of Mariama Ba’s So Long a Letter
Friday, January 19, 2018
Published in 1980, Mariama Ba’s So Long a Letter recounts the stories of two women and their husbands, lifelong friends living in Senegal during the...
The Ark Before Noah: Decoding the Story of the Flood by Irving Finkel
Friday, January 12, 2018
The story of the ark, and animals ‘two by two’, is so much older than the Bible: why was the myth appropriated? Where do the stories of the Bible...
Book Review: How the chicken crossed the world: the story of the bird that powers civilization
Friday, January 05, 2018
This book will make you respect the humble chicken Now just seen as a cheap source of protein, the chicken is given the reverence it deserves in...
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