Binyavanga Wainaina

Footnotes, March 2020: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye …

Kenyan author and activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies, aged 48

Kenyan author and activist Binyavanga Wainaina has passed away, at the age of 48.

Presenting the new Binyavanga Wainaina Archive – and it needs your help

A group of people have gathered together to honour Binyavanga Wainaina by putting together an archive of his work.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie pays touching tribute to Binyavanga Wainaina: ‘A great and rare and genuine talent’

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie paid homage to Binyavanga Wainaina yesterday evening, in a touching message read out at an event at Wits University in Johannesburg.

“Since everything was suddening into a hurricane” – new story by Binyavanga Wainaina

There’s a new piece from the incredible Binyavanga Wainaina in the latest issue of Granta.