A Guide to Buying Books in Nairobi ( New & Used books)

Hello Readers, Today I'll finally answer the most frequently asked question " Where the hell do you buy your books?" I got you fellow Nairobi Bibliophiles I have always been a bit jealous of how most foreign counties have easy access to certain books with state of the art libraries, chain bookstores and indie used … Continue reading A Guide to Buying Books in Nairobi ( New & Used books)


East African Books I Want to Read

Hello Friends, Yes I know it's been awhile and I can literally see the dust that has built up from my absence and it feels good to finally sit down and compose this particular post. I have been trying to get back into Kenyan literature and a recent book ( Dust by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor … Continue reading East African Books I Want to Read

Classics: A Beginners Guide (Where to Begin and Ones I want to tackle)  

Classics /ˈklæsɪks/ plural noun 1. the classics, a body of literature regarded as great or lasting. adjective 2. serving as a standard or model of its kind; definitive “All books are divisible into two classes: the books of the hours, and the books of all Time.”  ― John Ruskin, Sesame and Lilies Hello, Friends it definitely feels good to sit down and write a blog post after days of procrastinating. Hope you are well and welcome to this weeks … Continue reading Classics: A Beginners Guide (Where to Begin and Ones I want to tackle)  

Coffee With Fay: Bill of Kenyan_Library 


Happy Sunday! I’m here with another Coffee With Fay post, and today I have the pleasure of having Bill aka Kenyan_Library. We have been mutuals for a while now, and what stands out first when you look at his profile is pictures! I also quite enjoy his book recommendations and engaging captions.

Without further ado, let’s meet him…

1. Tell me a little about yourself.
Apart from my obsession with Literature, my name is Bill I’m a 20 something-year-old Kenyan who is trying to figure out life or cope with the idea of it through Photography, music and connecting with like-minded beings.
2. What are you currently reading?

At the moment I’m replying to this it’s A Little Life ( which ironically isn’t so little)

3. What is your favorite genre and why?
Contemporary Literary Fiction, I enjoy the idea of exploring human emotions and some aspects of realism but…

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5 Disappointing Reads of 2017

Hello, Friends, It's that time of the year where everyone and their dog will be posting about the most impactful books of 2017. I always look forward to this time of year, it brings together book lovers, shouting out loud their favourite books and speak passionately about them. Before we get to that positive note let's discuss some books that were in a sense a disappointment