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Famous Authors from Kenya

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List of the most popular authors from Kenya, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Kenyan authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Kenyan writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different authors, like Kiraitu Murungi and Liaquat Ahamed.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from Kenya?" and "Who are the best Kenyan authors?"

For further information on these historic Kenyan authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated Kenyan authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.



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    Unbowed: A Memoir, The Green Belt Movement: sharing the approach and the ...

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    Human Origins, El Origen De LA Humanidad, Nuestros Origenes

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    The Mottled Lizard, Brave new victuals, Their shining Eldorado

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    Defeating Mau Mau, Kenya; contrasts and problems, Aggression and violence ...

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    Petals of Blood, The River Between, Matigari

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    The Asian minorities of East and Central Africa, The Political Economy of ...

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    Die Nacht der Löwen, Ich träumte von Afrika, Afrikanische ...

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    The In-Between World of Vikram Lall, The Assassin's Song, Amriika

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    Carcase for Hounds, The Mzungu Boy, Striving for the wind

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    Raila Odinga

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    Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World

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    Facing Mount Kenya, The challenge of Uhuru, Kenya

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    Conversing with Africa, Hurling words at consciousness

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    Transition and continuity in Kenya, Kenya African nationalism, Continuity ...

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    Kwani? 02, Kwani? 1, Beyond the River Yei

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    Cardinal Otunga, I Swear by Apollo, River and the Source

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    'Mau Mau' detainee, J.M. Kariuki speaks his mind, JM Kariuki in Parliament ...

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    The Zanzibar Chest: A Memoir of Love and War

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    The house of doom, How to be a Kenyan, Three days on the cross

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    An introduction to the constitution of Kenya, Sowing the constitutional ...

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    The song of my beloved, Ethnicity, multi-partism in Kenya

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    Mau Mau & Nationhood

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    The possibility of knowledge

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    Negative ethnicity, I refuse to die

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    The truth about about the Trial of Jomo Kenyatta

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    The position of Kiswahili in Kenya

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    Love, Life, and Elephants: An African Love Story

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    Weight of Whispers

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    Ngaahika Ndeenda

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    The other woman

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    Exceptional children

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    Wheels within wheels

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    Portraits of the heart

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