A Palace For The People
Society & Culture
Welcome to A Palace for The People, a podcast unearthing pieces of Nairobi’s history that support and feed the restoration process of the McMillan Memorial Library and its branches in Makadara and Kaloleni. Hosted by the Founders of Book Bunk; Angela Wachuka and Wanjiru Koinange, the title of this podcast is inspired by Eric Klinenberg’s book, Palaces for The People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life.
Episode 8 | Live EpisodeWelcome to the last episode of Season One of A Palace For The People! We are thrilled to have so many of you listen in. In our finale live ...PlayShare
Episode 7 | Bunk BooksWe have a little something different for you in this episode, our second-to-last of the season! Do you like audio fiction and Kenyan literat...PlayShare
Episode 6 | A Palace Full Of MemoriesIn this episode, we explore a significant element of Kenya's history; the King's African Rifles. Join Wachuka and Wanjiru, on this episode's...PlayShare
Episode 5 | A Palace Needs A Roof!In this episode Wanjiru and Wachuka go deep into the history of architecture and empire. We ask, who designed the McMillan Memorial Library ...PlayShare
Episode 4 | Books! Books! Books!How to actually build a library. In this episode Wachuka begins by telling us about the process of creating the first ever digital catalogue...PlayShare