Monday, November 10, 2014

Are we now allowed to do book reviews in African languages?

I am thrilled! Tinashe Muchuri has reviewed Bhuku Risina Basa in the SHONA language. Why not? O, why not? Find it here:

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

author of the longest novel in the Shona language

(pic by Magdalena Pfalzgraf : Zimunya, Kusema and Chirere in Zimunya's office.)

After searching for him for nearly two years, on Wednesday 29 October 2014 we got a surprise visit from Wellingtone Kusema, the author of Dzimbabwedande, the longest novel in the Shona language to date at 108 264 words! Link: We met and talked and laughed in Musaemura Zimunya’s office. He says that he has been abroad and he is now based in Harare and he is busy making sure that his novel is finally available in Harare.