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Wainaina, Binyavanga

Overview
Works: 35 works in 112 publications in 9 languages and 1,316 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographies  Fiction  History  Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Autobiographies  Comic books, strips, etc  Interviews  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR9381.9.W25, 920.68
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Most widely held works about Binyavanga Wainaina
 
Most widely held works by Binyavanga Wainaina
One day I will write about this place : a memoir by Binyavanga Wainaina( Book )

28 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this vivid and compelling debut, Wainaina tells his story, and evokes the shifting political scene that unsettles his views on family, tribe and nationhood
Search sweet country by B. Kojo Laing( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the experiences of a corrupt government official, an idealistic professor, a bishop, a witch, and other characters living in Accra, Ghana, in 1975
Discovering home by Binyavanga Wainaina( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond the River Yei : life in the land where sleeping is a disease by Binyavanga Wainaina( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to write about Africa by Binyavanga Wainaina( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Your African characters may include naked warriors, loyal servants, diviners and seers, ancient wise men living in hermitic splendour. Or corrupt politicians, inept polygamous travel-guides, and prostitutes you have slept with. The Loyal Servant always behaves like a seven-year-old and needs a firm hand; he is scared of snakes, good with children, and ..." -- (p.4) of cover
Kwani?( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond River Yei by Binyavanga Wainaina( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An affair to dismember by Binyavanga Wainaina( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wangechi Mutu, Nguva Na Nyoka by Binyavanga Wainaina( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Reading, 28 Sept 2011( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie reads from her work on September 28, 2011
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie with Binyavanga Wainaina, Conversation, 28 Sept 2011( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is interviewed by Binyavanga Wainaina on September 28, 2011
Brendan Fernandes : from hiz hands by Brendan Fernandes( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nguva na Nyoka by Wangechi Mutu( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One day I will write about this place : a memoir by Binyavanga Wainaina( )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Binyavanga Wainaina tumbled through his middle-class Kenyan childhood out of kilter with the world around him. Here he takes us through his chaotic school days, his attempt to study in South Africa, a moving family reunion in Uganda, and his travels around Kenya. The landscape in front of him always claims his main attention, but he also evokes the shifting political scene that unsettles his views on family, tribe, and nationhood
Kwani? 4( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inventing a city : Nairobi by Binyavanga Wainaina( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yi zuo cheng shi de chuang zao-nai luo bi( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Generation Kenya by Binyavanga Wainaina( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discovering home by Binyavanga Wainaina( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Search sweet country
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Search sweet countryHow to write about AfricaKwani?
Alternative Names
Binyavanga Wainaina écrivain kényan

Binyavanga Wainaina escriptor kenyà

Binyavanga Wainaina escritor keniata

Binyavanga Wainaina journalist uit Kenia

Binyavanga Wainaina Keniaans schrijver en journalist

Binyavanga Wainaina Keniaanse skrywer

Binyavanga Wainaina kenianischer Journalist und Schriftsteller

Binyavanga Wainaina Kenyan writer

Binyavanga Wainaina kenyansk författare och journalist

Binyavanga Wainaina scrittore e giornalista keniota

Wainaina, Kenneth Binyavanga

Биньяванга Вайнайна

בִּינִיוואנְגָּה וַאינַאינָה סופר קנייתי

பின்யாவாங்கா வையினையினா

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