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“Let a hundred languages contend and a hundred flowers will bloom.”

By posted at 4:30 pm on June 28, 2012 0

Kenyan author Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s moving speech at The Sunday Times Literary Awards in which he speaks about the resilience of literature and the necessity of keeping less-popular languages alive is now available online. (Here’s our handy guide to pronouncing the author’s name, in case you were too embarrassed to ask.)





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