Things Fall Apart The Upright Revolution: Or Why Humans Walk Upright The Upright Revolution: Or Why Humans Walk Upright The Language of Languages The Language of Languages Decolonising the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature The Language of Languages
Secure the Base: Making Africa Visible in the Globe In the Castle of My Skin (Revised) Black Skin, White Masks Decolonising the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature The Upright Revolution: Or Why Humans Walk Upright Globalectics: Theory and the Politics of Knowing Devil on the Cross
The Wretched of the Earth Black Skin, White Masks In the Castle of My Skin (Revised) In the Castle of My Skin (Revised) Decolonising the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature Globalectics: Theory and the Politics of Knowing Secure the Base: Making Africa Visible in the Globe
Things Fall Apart Secure the Base: Making Africa Visible in the Globe Globalectics: Theory and the Politics of Knowing Devil on the Cross Black Skin, White Masks The Wretched of the Earth The Wretched of the Earth

Books from Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Conversation

Books from Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Conversation

By Between the Covers Podcast
The Language of Languages

The Language of Languages

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

$19.00 $17.67

the main book discussed today

Secure the Base: Making Africa Visible in the Globe

Secure the Base: Making Africa Visible in the Globe

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

$28.75

another significant text I used to prepare for the conversation today

Globalectics: Theory and the Politics of Knowing

Globalectics: Theory and the Politics of Knowing

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

$27.60

we discuss Ngugi's "poor theory" and the notion of globalectics which both come from this book

The Upright Revolution: Or Why Humans Walk Upright

The Upright Revolution: Or Why Humans Walk Upright

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

$21.50 $20.00

His illustrated fable that has been translated into sixty-three languages--forty-seven of them African

The Wretched of the Earth

The Wretched of the Earth

Frantz Fanon

$17.00 $15.81

Fanon is foundational for Ngugi

Black Skin, White Masks

Black Skin, White Masks

Frantz Fanon

$16.00 $14.88

Another Fanon

In the Castle of My Skin (Revised)

In the Castle of My Skin (Revised)

George Lamming

$23.94

Lamming was also an early formative influence on his novels

Decolonising the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature

Decolonising the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

$29.95

Perhaps Ngugi's most famous nonfiction book

Devil on the Cross

Devil on the Cross

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

$17.00 $15.81

Namwali Serpell, the Zambian writer who interviewed him for the Paris Review, wrote the introduction to this Ngugi novel

Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

Chinua Achebe

$15.00 $13.95

Achebe's great novel