Book Reviews

Dan Brown’s Davinci Code

Reading Time: 6 minutes Dan Brown’s Davinci Code In 2003, one of my favorite authors, Dan Brown wrote a revolutionary book that spiked a huge controversy among many people especially the Catholic Church. Most of the reactions you will get about the book are from many dissatisfied men from the church who of course did not appreciate a twitch …

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Read African Books!! Ngugi is Still King!

Reading Time: 4 minutes Our stories are about the culture we had before the white man came to disrupt it. Our story is the cultural clash between ours and theirs. Our story is about the God we worshiped before we were told to close our eyes and speak in tongues while they stole our land, raped our mothers and destroyed the future of our generation. Our heroes are the Mau Mau who killed them and made them uncomfortable enough to leave our land. Our story is that Dedan Kimathi who fought never became president and that the son of Mt. Kenya began a tribal coalition that separated the rest of Kenya. That’s our story. If you don’t read stuff that revolve around that, can you truly call yourself Kenyan?

Sidney Sheldon Saved My Soul: On Sheldon’s Memoir ‘The Other Side of Me.’

Reading Time: 4 minutes Recently, I read Sidney’s memoir ‘The Other Side of Me’ and I don’t think there could have been a better time for me to read the book. After reading all his books save two, I met the author word for word. This was not a story about Jenifer Parker struggling to become a lawyer and making it. It was Sidney himself, at 88 just one year to his death. He was telling me and other readers about his life.

The Kenyan Corruption Lense

Reading Time: 3 minutes I know in my last article I blamed the white men for bringing corruption to our country but we also have to take responsibility for the things we have done. I mean, we are not sheep, we are human beings with brains, who can be accountable for what we do. Look deep into your heart and conscience- if you still have it- and ask yourself if everything you do is free off corruption. What you are doing, is it adding fuel to the corruption fire or is it helping to extinguish it?

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