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Mining the Memory of Trial and Triumph: A Review of Dawit Habte’s Gratitude in Low Voices

A Review of Dawit Habte’s Gratitude in Low Voices: A Memoir

BY EMEKA ANIAGOLU

I have not had the privilege and pleasure of reading much of any literature by authors from Ethiopia or Eritrea, who have penned works of fiction, non-fiction, autobiographical or polemical essays.

More often than not, when one comes across African authors of literary consequence, they are typically Nigerian, sometimes Ghanaian, Southern African (mostly from the Republic of South Africa), and occasionally, from Kenya, with the exception of Kenya’s master storyteller and raconteur, Ngugi wa Thiongo. Continue reading Mining the Memory of Trial and Triumph: A Review of Dawit Habte’s Gratitude in Low Voices