Elliot Ziwira – At the Bookstore

3 years ago | November 30, 2015

Ode in ‘Memory of the Future’

Elliot Ziwira @The Bookstore “If I know who I am, I will be free”, so reasons the unnamed narrator in Ralph Ellison’s ...

3 years ago | November 9, 2015

Redefining women’s role in society

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store Shongedza explores, among other thematic concerns, the central role that women play in ...

3 years ago | October 12, 2015

Creating monsters out of saints

Elliot Ziwira @The Book Store SOME call them a menace, as they extend their unwelcome hands to them for alms and ...

3 years ago | September 28, 2015

Achieving cohesion, coherence in texts

Elliot Ziwira @ The BookStore THE reading of texts has been reduced to a cumbersome and monotonous experience had it not ...

3 years ago | August 24, 2015

90 minutes with Shimmer Chinodya

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store SHIMMER Chinodya (SC) is one of the most prominent writers in Zimbabwe who has mastered ...

3 years ago | July 6, 2015

The bane of ephemeral escapism

Elliot Ziwira @ the Bookstore THE philosopher Alfred Alder once said: “It is easier to fight for one’s principles than ...

3 years ago | June 29, 2015

Barrenness, hope in ‘No More Plastic Balls’

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store Everything seems to be skewed in favour of the mighty, who keep on spewing plastic balls ...

3 years ago | June 8, 2015

Enthusing in ‘The Fading Sun’

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store “THERE is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a ...

3 years ago | June 1, 2015

Living through life’s storms

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store Yes, there may be a lot of storms in life’s travails and tribulations, as it is wont to; ...

3 years ago | May 25, 2015

Interpreting experiences through metaphors, symbols

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store Artistes use metaphors, symbols and images, among others, as the flowers that adorn the ...

3 years ago | May 18, 2015

When the dream comes unstuck

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store “IF I know who I am, I will be free”, reasons the nameless hero in Ralph Ellison’s ...

3 years ago | May 11, 2015

Denunciatacion of misery, oppression through art

 Elliot Ziwira @The Bookstore WHEN the heart bleeds, the mind is burdened and the soul is weighed down by suffering, the ...

3 years ago | May 4, 2015

Celebrating womanhood through song

Elliot Ziwira @The Book Store “THIS business of womanhood is a heavy burden,” moans Tsitsi Dangarembga as she examines ...

3 years ago | April 27, 2015

Jaji on convergence of poetry, music

At the Bookstore With Elliot Ziwira ONE of nature’s finest gifts to man is music, which makes it possible for him to ...

3 years ago | April 20, 2015

When culture becomes an impediment to progress

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store HOPE seems to be that elusive harbinger that constantly shifts positions when the ...