Elliot Ziwira – At the Bookstore

11 months ago | June 5, 2017

Straying out of hostile enclosures

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store “A dog is a dog. The average African dog is less than that. The average African dog is a ...

11 months ago | May 28, 2017

When faith impedes success

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store The Nigerian playwright, Wole Soyinka, in “The Three Short Plays” (1969) explores how ...

11 months ago | May 22, 2017

‘Toothless Mouth’ in the artist’s time travails

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store “From the grimness of your death bed you make stunning discoveries:/That you too can ...

12 months ago | May 14, 2017

Making literature communicate through symbols

Elliot Zwira @ The Book Store Barthes (1977) and Jacobson (1965) explore the literary concepts of denotation, ...

12 months ago | May 7, 2017

No, in Africa one cannot just die!

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store “COWARDS die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once… ...

12 months ago | May 1, 2017

When hope becomes an uncertain dream

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store When everything is skewed in favour of the powerful, well-oiled and silver spooned, the ...

1 year ago | April 24, 2017

Tête-à-tête with Chirere in the woods

Elliot Ziwira At the Bookstore Memory Chirere (MC) is one of the finest Zimbabwean writers who have mastered the short ...

1 year ago | April 16, 2017

Move over Santa, Independence Flame no orchid gift

Elliot Ziwira At The Bookstore “The land is sacred! These words are at the core of our being. The land is our mother, ...

1 year ago | April 3, 2017

Unpacking Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s ‘Secret Lives’

Elliot Ziwira @The Book Store KENYAN writer Ngugi wa Thiong’o compellingly tells the African story from a vantage point, ...

1 year ago | March 27, 2017

Be wary of The Unwelcome Visitor, My Son

Elliot Ziwira At The Bookstore The temptation is always to ignore such books and dismiss or give them to kids. Well, are ...