Akala‘s Great Reads is a weekly series of book reviews and recommendations to help promote both reading and the sharing of knowledge.
EP28: ‘ The History of White People’ by Nell Irvin Painter.
EP28: ‘Tao Te Ching’ by Translastion by Thomas Cleary
EP27: ‘The Healers’ by Ayi Kwei Armah
EP26: ‘Shakespeare on Power‘ (Pengiun Great Reads)
EP25: ‘Bending the Bow: An Anthology of African Love Poetry’
EP24: ‘Can’t Stop Won’t Stop’ by Jeff Chang.
EP23: ‘Ruins of Empire’ by Pankaj Mishra.
EP22: ‘Malgudi Days’ by R.K. Narayan
EP21:‘ Love in the Time of Cholera’ by Gabriel García Márquez.
EP20: ‘The Dead Emcee Scrolls’ by Saul Williams.
EP19: ‘Saga’ by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples.
EP18: ‘The Ruins of Empires’ by C. F. Volney
EP17: ‘RASL’ by Jeff Smith.
EP16: ‘Fictions’ by Jorge Luis Borges.
EP15 : ‘When We Ruled’ by Robin Walker.
EP14 ‘Damming the Flood’ by Peter Hallward.
EP13 ‘The Collected Works of Khalil Gibran’ by Khalil Gibran
EP12 ‘A Dying Colonialism’ by Frantz Fanon
EP11 ‘Race First: The Ideological and Organisational Struggles of Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association” ‘ by Tony Martin.
EP10 ‘The Telling Room’ by Michael Paterniti.
EP9 ‘Death by Black Hole’ by Neil Degrasse Tyson.
EP8 ‘The Blood Never Dried’ by John Newsinger.
EP7 ‘Millenium’ by Dr Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
EP6 This week’s book is A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James.
EP5 This week’s book is Makeda by Randall Robinson.
EP4 “When China Rules the World” by Martin Jacques
EP3 “The Many Headed Hydra” by Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker
EP2 The Glass Bead Game by Hermann Hesse
EP1 The Awakening of Intelligence by Jiddu Krishnamurti.
18th October 2016
w/c 17th October 2016