Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

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The Language of Languages (a short story) (Non-Fiction) was the most recently released book by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, on August 5th, 2022.

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Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Stats: The highest rated book by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o on Book Notification is A Grain of Wheat, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o on Book Notification is A Grain of Wheat, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is Dreams in a Time of War (Memoirs #1).

Below is a complete list of Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Adventures of Njamba Nene Books in Publication Order

List of Memoirs in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Plays in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1972
2
1981
3
1981
4
1981
5
1983
6
1986
7
1993
8
2005
9
2009
10
2012
11
2013
12
2015
13
2018
14
Mau Mau From Within: The Story of the Kenya Land and Freedom Army (With: Micere Githae Mugo, Karari Njama, Donald L Barnett, Gitu wa Kahengeri, Kamoji Wachiira)
2021
15
2022

List of Africa List Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
2007
2
2009
3
Passage of Tears (By: Nicole Ball, David Ball, Abdourahman A. Waberi)
2009
4
2013
5
Naming the Dawn (By: Nancy Naomi Carlson, Abdourahman A. Waberi)
2019
6
Modern Sovereign (By: Joseph Tonda)
2020
7
2020
8
A Land Like You (By: Tobie Nathan, Joyce Zonana)
2020
9
2021
10
Seasons in Hippoland (By: Wanjiku wa Ngũgĩ)
2021
11
Culture and Liberation (By: Alex la Guma, Christopher J. Lee)
2022
12
2022
13
2022
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List of Clarendon Lectures in English Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Strange Country (By: Seamus Deane)
1990
2
States of Fantasy (By: Jacqueline Rose)
1996
3
1998
4
2002
5
Yeats and Violence (By: Michael Wood)
2010
6
Under the Hammer (By: James Simpson)
2010
7
Forensic Shakespeare (By: Quentin Skinner)
2014
8
Psyche and Ethos (By: Amanda Anderson)
2018
9
Street Songs (By: Daniel Karlin)
2018
10
Poetics of the Pillory (By: Thomas Keymer)
2019
11
The Trouble with Literature (By: Victoria Kahn)
2020
12
Messing About in Boats (By: Michael Hofmann)
2021
13
Bibliophobia (By: Brian Cummings)
2022
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List of Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Anthologies in Publication Order

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o: Biography

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o was born on January 5th, 1938 and is currently 86 years old. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o was born in Kamiriithu, Kenya. Thiong’o attended Makerere University College where he received a B.A. in English and.

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o is probably best known for his Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 15 books available. The first was released in 1972 with the book Homecoming. The most recently released book was The Language of Languages which was released in 2022. There are no upcoming non-fiction books by Ngũgĩ at this time.

Ngũgĩ holds honourary doctorates from Albright College, Roskilde University, University of Leeds, Walter Sisulu University, CSU Dominguez Hills, Dillard University, University of Auckland, New York University, University of Dar es Saalam, University of Bayreuth, and Yale University.

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o: Awards & Accolades

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o was nominated for the International Booker Prize, Outstanding Achievement in Fiction, in 2009.

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  5. Stephen King, author of The Dark Tower Series.

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o: F.A.Q

When was Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Born? How old is Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o?

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o was born on January 5th, 1938. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o is currently 86 years old.

Where was Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Born?

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o was born in Kamiriithu, Kenya and is Kenyan.

What was the first book Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o wrote?

The first novel written by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o was Weep Not, Child, published in 1964.

What was the most recent book Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o wrote?

His most recently released work was The Language of Languages (a short story) on August 5th, 2022.

Will there be any more books by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o?

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o written?

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o has written 37 books. 2 books in the Adventures of Njamba Nene Series, 3 books in the Memoirs Series, 8 Standalone Novels, 1 Short Story/Novella, 3 books in the Plays, 4 books in the Collections, 15 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 1 book in the Africa List Series, 1 book in the Clarendon Lectures in English Series.

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