One Read Interviews Yvonne Owuor

Interviewed by Aicha Sama Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor is the author of critically-acclaimed novel Dust. In this interview, she talks about her novel, The Dragonfly Sea, the One Read Book of the Month for December 2020. Aicha Sama: What was the process of writing the character of Ayaana like, through her…
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One Read Interviews Nnamdi Ehirim

In this interview, we talk to Nnamdi Ehirim, author of Prince of Monkeys, the One Read October Book of the Month. One Read: Congratulations on the publication of your book, Prince of Monkeys. How does it make you feel that it has been selected as One Read’s October book of…
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One Read Interviews Petina Gappah

Petina Gappah is the author of critically-acclaimed books including: The Book of Memory, An Elegy for Easterly and Rotten Row. In this interview, she talks about her novel, Out of Darkness, Shining Light, the One Read Book of the Month for September. One Read: Congratulations on Out of Darkness, Shining Light.…
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One Read Interviews Yolande Mukagasana

Yolande Mukagasana is the author of four books about the Rwandan genocide and its aftermath. Her first book, La Mort Ne Veut Pas de Moi, has been translated into Italian, Turkish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Hebrew, and now English. In this interview, she talks about the English translation, Not My Time…
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One Read Interviews Mukoma wa Ngugi

Mukoma Wa Ngugi is the author of books including: Nairobi Heat, and The Rise of the African Novel: Politics of Language, Identity and Ownership. In this interview, he talks about his novel, We, The Scarred, the One Read Book of the Month for July. One Read: How do you feel…
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One Read Interviews Helon Habila

Helon Habila is a Professor of Creative Writing at George Mason University, Virginia and the author of four novels: Waiting for an Angel, Measuring Time, and Oil on Water. In this interview, he talks about his latest novel, Travellers, the One Read Book of the Month for June. One Read:…
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