In pursuit of the mysterious Chobona tribe, the author undertakes a lengthy examination of the absurdity of the concept of race.
Art provides a rich background against which troubled familial relationships are explored in Ingrid Winterbach's novel "The Road of Excess".
The tiny woman with a great voice left enough literature to set a standard, wake us up and inspire us.
Jane Rosenthal reviews 'Dark Windows' by Louis Greenberg and 'Half of One Thing' by Zirk van den Berg.
Brown links ongoing arms deals, drones and decades-old refugee camps in a plot that comes to seem less improbable and more believable as it unfolds.
Jane Rosenthal on the urban intelligentsia in new novels from Perfect Hlongwane and Thando Mgqolozana.
In a compelling novel and an engaging memoir, Jane Rosenthal finds richly textured accounts of Muslim and Indian experiences in South Africa.
Jane Rosenthal sculpts dreams and rides quaggas in the exotic kingdom of the sacred gold-plated rhino in Zakes Mda's "The Sculptors of Mapungubwe".
Molefe Pheto, a former political prisoner, had been hoping for armed engagement after Nelson Mandela's release. "The Bull from Moruleng" is his story.
Jane Rosenthal assesses four novels that cast the country in very different lights.