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Life's Traumas Won't Stop Kenyan Author Ngugi

NPR | Feb. 13, 2013 10:40 a.m.

One of Kenya’s most famous citizens is author and professor Ngugi wa Thiong’o. His criticism of that nation’s post-colonial government led to his arrest and eventual exile. But he says he can’t be knocked down. Host Michel Martin talks with Ngugi about his new memoir, In the House of the Interpreter.

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