Author

 
Pat Schwartz

Pat Schwartz

    ​Summer Books 2016: Children’s books
    ​Summer Books 2016: Children’s books
    A war hero’s taleTHERE SHOULD HAVE BEEN FIVEby MJ Honikman (Tafelberg)
    From urban roosters to warrior kings
    From urban roosters to warrior kings
    Read to me: City Rooster(Also available in Afrikaans as Die Eerste Stad-Shaan) by Claudia Eicker-Harris,...
    Passion for justice shines through
    Passion for justice shines through
    "I think Sheena Duncan    made God proud. God was glad that God had created someone like her — God rubbed God’s hands, said...
    Kagiso Lesego Molope is at odds with Percy Fitzpatrick
    Kagiso Lesego Molope is at odds with Percy Fitzpatrick
    Kagiso Lesego Molope has won the English Academy of Southern Africa’s Percy Fitzpatrick prize for youth literature for her novel This Book...
    Youth’s themes and babyhood’s lessons
    Youth’s themes and babyhood’s lessons
    GoldALIVE AGAIN by André Eva Bosch (Tafelberg)
    South African Zombie Apocalypse: A nauseating tale redeemed
    South African Zombie Apocalypse: A nauseating tale redeemed
    JOURNAL OF A SOUTH AFRICAN ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE by Lee Herrmann (Tall Tales)
    The Keeper: The light must not go out
    The Keeper: The light must not go out
    THE KEEPER by Marguerite Poland (Penguin)
    Compelling local reads have lessons for young and old
    Compelling local reads have lessons for young and old
    IN SEARCH OF HAPPINESS by Sonwabiso Ngcowa (Face2Face)
    Intrepid kids make reading fun
    Intrepid kids make reading fun
    Art teacher-turned-author Dianne Hofmeyr produced her first award-winning piece of writing when she was in standard four (grade two). The subject...
    The tragedies, trials and tribulations of being a teen today.
    The tragedies, trials and tribulations of being a teen today.
    A new crop of South African novels is about to hit the shelves and, given the range available, there should be something for everybody.
    A little bit of magic, an awful lot to love
    A little bit of magic, an awful lot to love
    It's a long way from the battlefields of Africa and Afghanistan to peaceful, tree lined village-like Parkview, but Hamilton Wende, who...
    Pirouetting in step with the world
    Pirouetting in step with the world
    There are days when members of the South African Mzansi Ballet company can be found pirouetting on a giant music box in a shopping mall. They made...