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Nairobi Noir

by Peter Kimani

Book Description

Nairobi Noir brings together some of Kenya’s most exciting and acclaimed writers, in this celebration of noir writing, played out on the streets of Nairobi.

“Although the range of issues explored in Nairobi Noir is as diverse as its contributors, it all gestures toward a common theme. In this concrete jungle, the hunters and herders live on. As do the hunted…”- Peter Kimani, introduction

Featuring brand new stories from Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, Stanley Gazemba, Ngumi Kibera, Peter Kimani, Winfred Kiunga, Kinyanjui Kombani, Caroline Mose, Kevin Mwachiro, Wanjikũ wa Ngũgĩ, Faith Oneya, Makena Onjerika, Troy Onyango, J.E. Sibi-Okumu, and Rasna Warah.


About the Author


Peter Kimani is a leading Kenyan journalist and author of, most recently,Dance of the Jakaranda, aNew YorkTimesNotable Book of the Year. Thenovel was nominated for theHurston/Wright Legacy Award in the USand long-listed for the inaugural Big BookAwards in the UK. He has taught atAmherst College and the University ofHouston and is presently based at AgaKhanUniversity’s Graduate School ofMedia and Communications.

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