Reading Group

Promoting the Literary Arts

“To chart our future, we must understand the forces that shape our present.”

The Virtual Reading Group convened by Daisry Mathias seeks to engage and learn from the contributions of many diverse forces and provide a platform for intellectual exchanges across country, regions and continent/s. The 2022 Series focuses on modern African literature contexts, reviewing fiction and non-fiction narratives from North, East, West & Southern Africa.

Reading Groups are a great way to broaden reading choices while promoting the literary arts, a reading culture and inspiring this generation to tell our own stories! Daisry’s Virtual Reading Group meets every last Saturday of the month. Join us, as we interrogate ideas about the world we live in and the future we are yet to embrace.

Read of the Month

The read of the month is “I am a Girl from Africa” by Elizabeth Nyamayaro. The review of the book will be up at the end of the month.

Daisry's Bookshelf

The reviews for “A Promised Land” by Barack Obama and “I Am A Girl From Africa” by Elizabeth Nyamayaro will be coming soon.

Purple Hibiscus, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

February 2022

Wretched of the Earth, Frantz Fanon

January 2022

Pioneer, Ndeulipula Hamutumwa

August 2021

Comrade Editor, Gwen Lister

July 2021

This Mournable Body, Tsitsi Dangarembga

June 2021

The Beautyful Ones are not yet born, Ayi Kwei Armah

May 2021

Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe

April 2021

Good Morning Namibia, NBC TV

15 February 2017

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