Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o: Minutes of Glory


Seattle First Baptist Church Capitol Hill
Fri April 12, 7:30 pm


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In 2016, Rich Smith wrote: "Ngugi wa Thiong'o's name gets thrown into the ring every time the Nobel Prize committee convenes to select the year's winner. And for good reason. Known early on for his great plays, The Black Hermit and This Time Tomorrow, the Kenyan genius went on to lead postcolonial thinking with books such as Decolonising the Mind and Moving the Centre. His 2006 novel, Wizard of the Crow, was released to critical acclaim. The man hasn't stopped since the mid 1960s, and it doesn't look like he plans to." He certainly hasn't; Thiong'o will be back in Seattle for this Town Hall event with Minutes of Glory and Other Stories, a series of short tales inspired by the transition to postcolonialism, the struggle against patriarchy, and more.

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Seattle First Baptist Church

1111 Harvard Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

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  • Fri April 12, 7:30 pm