Not an easy man to have on your side, Günter Grass was a writer who had the gall to spit into the soup of the high and mighty.
A first-time South African novelist’s admiration for Salman Rushdie saw her physically attacked and allegedly forced into a mental institution.
Marlene Van Niekerk's "two masterpieces" detail the aggravations of the political transition in South Africa - particularly for Afrikaners.
South African novelist and nonfiction writer, Ivan Vladislavic, adds the Windham Campbell prize to his growing collection of literary accolades.
Mongane Wally Serote credits Gordimer for influencing his development as a writer while M&G books ed Darryl Accone recalls a rare book she gave him.
Mining threatens the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, a unique wilderness where the fundamentals of life confront you. Go see this KZN Eden.
It took Sarah Lotz just 30 pages to convince Hodder & Stoughton to make her an offer she didn't refuse: a world-rights deal for her novel The Three.
M&G books editor Darryl Accone picks his top five best reads for this year.
It was a simple declarative sentence, as are all Nobel Prize announcements...
The fourth annual M&G Literary Festival aims to foster robust debate about political, social and literary revolution.