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The WhichKitabu Podcast
10 minutes | Nov 29, 2019
The wrap up
Africa tells the most epic stories. Origin stories; stories of love, loss, deception, romance, lack and plenty. As Mary and Musa close the curtains on season 1 of the Whichkitabu podcast, we look forward to telling more epic stories told by the most epic storytellers.
47 minutes | Nov 2, 2019
White teeth by Zadie Smith
Musa & Mary are reviewing their final book for the season: White Teeth a novel by the British author Zadie Smith. The plot revolves around the lives of two World War 2 friends; Samad Iqbal a Bangladeshi and Englishman Archie Jones now both in their midlife. Zadie weaves in and out of their past and present lives as well that of their friends and families in London to create a beautiful tapestry of the different rich cultures that co-exist and clash in Samad's & Archie's world. Published in 2000 this was Zadie Smith's debut novel that immediately became a bestseller and received numerous awards.
23 minutes | Sep 13, 2019
The Whichkitabu podcast: Let Love Have The Last Word by Common. Part 2.
Mary and Musa cannot get enough of the electrifying performances at the Maralal International Camel Derby in Samburu county. Everything about the colors, sounds, people, and terrain is out of this world; call it extraterrestrial. So is the topic at hand; call it divine. Join the WhichKitabu duo as they continue reviewing Common's book, Let love have the last word.
36 minutes | Sep 5, 2019
The Whichkitabu podcast: Let Love Have The Last Word by Common. Part 1.
Mary and Musa join the local and international tourists at the Maralal International Camel Derby in Samburu county for an amazing couple of days with grunting camels, delicious wild meals and exotic people. This prestigious event that attracts those who harbour a love for the untamed regions of the world is one to add to your bucket list. The WhichKitabu duo sample the delights of this exotic part of the wild as they discuss the book, Let Love Have The Last Word by Common.
43 minutes | Aug 8, 2019
The Whichkitabu podcast: We Need New Names by Noviolet Bulawayo. Part 2.
Mary and Musa enjoy a meal at a quaint restaurant nestled in the heart of the Old Town of Mombasa. As they wolf down swahili delicacies, they continue to discuss themes in Noviolet Bulawayo's book, We Need New Names. The 'Disillusioned immigrant' holding onto a culture that is slowly fading and trying so hard to integrate.
33 minutes | Jul 26, 2019
The Whichkitabu podcast: We Need New Names by Noviolet Bulawayo. Part 1.
This week, Mary and Musa are on the breathtaking sandy beaches of the East African coast at Mombasa sampling the exotic coastal cuisines and relaxing by the shores of the Indian ocean. It almost feels like the ocean is anxious for them to review this latest book by Noviolet Bulawayo, We Need New Names as it laps closer and closer to them basking in the evening golden dusk. Join us, Mary and Musa as we delve deep in this beautiful work of literature produced by an amazing African writer from the southern part of our beautiful continent of AFRICA.
27 minutes | Jul 3, 2019
The Whichkitabu podcast: Elsewhere, Home by Leila Aboulela. Part 2.
Another beautiful fireplace conversation out in the wild reviewing Leila Aboulela's book, Elsewhere, Home. Join us, Mary and Musa as we delve deep in this beautiful work of literature produced by an amazing African writer.
25 minutes | Jun 25, 2019
The Whichkitabu podcast: Elsewhere, Home by Leila Aboulela. Part 1.
13 short stories snuggled in a title called Elsewhere, Home. If you travel all over the globe, then this is for you. Unforgettable story telling by Leila Aboulela. Tune in.
14 minutes | Jun 2, 2019
The Whichkitabu podcast: The secret lives of Baba Segi's wives by Lola Shoneyin. Part 3.
The final section of Baba Segi's saga as analyzed by Mary and Musa. The intrigue in this beautiful novel is out of this world and well done. Tune in.
14 minutes | May 26, 2019
The Whichkitabu podcast: The secret lives of Baba Segi's wives by Lola Shoneyin. Part 2.
Mary and Musa delve deeper into the secret lives of Baba Segi's wives and the explosive secret that threatens to tear the already chaotic household apart.
15 minutes | May 20, 2019
The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives by Lola Shoneyin. Part 1.
A funny wholesome African tale of conniving wives, a gluttonous patriarch and a secret never to be revealed... Unless it is.
20 minutes | May 7, 2019
The WhichKitabu Podcast: Age of the Navigator (Part II)
In the second part of the review of the book "Age of the Navigator", Mary and Musa continue the discussion about various themes in the book; this time they focus on self-image. Listen-in on this discussion.
16 minutes | May 3, 2019
The WhichKitabu Podcast: Age of the Navigator (Part I)
Mary and Musa review the Book "Age of the Navigator" written by Musa Asubuhi; covering Mentoring and Self-Image
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