Many books have been written about relationships, but few tell you how to do it right, or how to spot the Mr. or Mrs. Right and walk them down the aisle. Single and Searching? How to Find and Marry Mr. Right is particularly written with that lady, tired of the dating game, and intending to get married in mind.
The storyline of Regina Amollo’s A Season of Mirth is set in a village in Eastern Uganda. The events revolve around Okanya’s chauvinistic and domineering nature. He beats Abeso, his wife once in a while, even for the wrongs committed by Ikiso and Anaro his two daughters.
Butterflies of the Nile is a collection of poetry, short stories and plays written by Jane Musoke-Nteyafas, a Ugandan writer living in Canada. The tone is sharply feminine, with passionate descriptions of the beauty of an African woman.
Chinua Achebe’s fourth novel, “A Man of The People”, is a book of political, social, economic and moral contrasts. Written in first person, the books invites readers to experience the flow of emotions, fears, tensions, suspense and the pain that Odili, the main character in the book, undergoes.
In this deeply symbolic book published in 1968, Ayi Kwei Amar vividly captures the seemingly endless spiral of corruption, moral decadence and spiritual death in post-colonial Ghana.
Can a book be sad and entertaining at the same time? With his book, The Outsider, Albert Camus provides a masterpiece that just about achieves both. Irresistibly nostalgic, interesting and deeply moving, The Outsider by Nobel Prize winner Albert Camus is one of the best works of fiction to ever to come out of Algeria and the continent of Africa. It was originally written in French (L’Etranger), but later translated into English.
I Will Not Fail, a book by Madinah Kisubi is, often times, heart rending, sad, hilarious, and brutal. In the book, Namukose, a little girl, grows up in a rural village, mired in the vices of male chauvinism and deprivation of anything modern.