Does your book club plan to read Nairobi Ndoto? Here are some possible book club questions:
- Between Tilly, Pauline, and Zara, who is your favorite character and why?
- If you could meet one of them right now, what would you say to her?
- If you adapted this book into a movie, who would you cast for each of the three main characters?
- How much did you know about Nairobi or Kenya before reading this book?
- Did this book change or challenge any preconceived notions you had about either?
- How did the setting impact the narrative?
- Have you ever traveled to the destinations described in this book?
- Are there any places from the book you would like to visit?
- From your point of view, what were the central themes of the book?
- Did you have a favorite quote or quotes? If so, share which and why?
- If you could ask Mahua one question about the book, what would it be?
- Pretend you’re a famous author writing a blurb for the cover. What would you say?
Last but not least: What food and wine would best pair with a Nairobi Ndoto book club meeting?