Chris Charamba – The Reader

7 months ago | October 9, 2017

On literature prizes

Christopher Farai Charamba The Reader Last Thursday, October 5, 2017 the Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Kazuo ...

7 months ago | September 25, 2017

Ways that books make one feel

Christopher Farai Charamba The Reader The best books, like most forms of art, invoke a feeling in the reader. They ...

7 months ago | September 18, 2017

Africans should be writing for African audiences

Christopher Farai Charamba The Reader The continent of Africa has 57 countries — depending of course who you ask — over ...

8 months ago | September 4, 2017

Making sense of the Afropolitan

Christopher Farai Charamba The Reader The emigration of Africans from the continent has been an ongoing exercise for the ...

9 months ago | August 7, 2017

Overcoming reader’s block

Christopher Farai Charamba The Reader A couple of years ago, one came across one of those online challenges. This ...

9 months ago | July 31, 2017

A long ode to home from the Diaspora

Christopher Farai Charamba The Reader Over the years a number of Zimbabweans have emigrated to different parts of the ...

9 months ago | July 24, 2017

Lessons for the young in ‘Paradise Stories’

Christopher Farai Charamba The Reader Catch them young is a phrase that is quoted when the education of children is ...

9 months ago | July 17, 2017

A Eurocentric view of apartheid

Christopher Farai Charamba The Reader Facebook has this feature, memories, where it reminds of your posts from time gone ...

10 months ago | July 10, 2017

An ode to the magic of books

Christopher Farai Charamba The Reader “I don’t believe in the kind of magic in my books. But I do believe something very ...

10 months ago | June 26, 2017

Looking beyond one’s wilful blindness

Christopher Farai Charamba The Reader The phrase “love is blind” is a common cliché often cited when one chooses to ...