This story takes us from Cape Town to Kisoro, Uganda as Binyavanga Wainaina finds his way back home. Binyavanga Wainaina is a Kenyan writer. He won the Caine Prize for African Writing. He is the founding editor of Kwani?,and has written for The. Discovering Home by Binyavanga Wainaina – book cover, description, publication history.

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Discovering Home by Binyavanga Wainaina

He is stuck in the jam with his wheelbarrow competing for space with cars. Ras I rated it it was amazing Aug 18, The journey starts in Kenya.


He is the founding editor of Kwani? Binyavanga Wainaina is a short story writer, essayist, and journalist.

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Biynavanga rated it liked it Feb 14, Who works harder, who loves better are all issues that come together, not in a competitive way but a complementary way. Wainaina has a great sense of humour. It is a view of Africa unbiased by the usual African themes. Faith rated it it was ok Oct 16, In fact, he says little about South Africa except the farewell party, the goats on their roads that look at him in defiance and that Cape Town is mellow in relation to Nairobi which is like a shot of whiskey.

Or rated it liked it Oct 28, Diane rated it really liked it May 19, To do it right, wiggle your pelvis from side to side while your discovsring body remains as casual as if you were binyavana with Nelson Mandela.

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Oct 24, Cornell rated it liked it. I guffawed in laughter as Wainana took to describe the Dombolo dance.

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