El Comitè del Nobel es va equivocar: Thiong’o és l’autor que el món necessita

Un article incisiu i informatiu alhora: a través d’una revisió completa de l’obra de Thiong’o, Rejeev Balasubramanyam fa una crítica a la política i a la societat actuals, i defensa que concedir el Nobel a l’autor africà hauria significat un primer pas per començar a canviar alguns dels problemes que vivim cada dia:

In October 2016, the United States is saddled with a presidential candidate who peddles in misogyny and appeals to white supremacists. In many other countries, neo-liberals are vying with the far right for power, and the left is at its weakest. In light of all of this, the Nobel committee’s decision felt infuriatingly myopic. This was the year we needed a writer like Ngugi.