Shaun de Waal has worked at the Mail & Guardian since 1989. He was literary editor from 1991 to 2006 and chief film critic for 15 years.He is now editor-at-large.Recent publications include Exposure: Queer Fiction; 25 Years of the Mail & Guardian; and Not the Movie of the Week.
Shaun de Waal looks at TV shows that had us hooked with cliffhangers and plot twists.
If all whites had left and their wealth divided among the poor, poverty would hardly have been dented, says Haffajee in What if There Were No Whites?
A quick guide through everything Star Wars
Cartoonist Zapiro, who has just released his 20th annual collection, talks about making caricatures and how famous faces can mutate
BBC correspondent Andrew Hosken's book focuses on training camp for jihadis and internal wars between jihadist factions in Syria and elsewhere.
Ruling elites that behave like private corporations don’t help the continent.
By 1954, Sarah had been banned from all the organisations she was associated with and restricted from attending public gatherings for two years.
A new book explores the enigma of the megalomaniac British empire-builder and his plans to create a global Pax Brittanica.
A good-guys, bad-guys account of the Anglo-Boer War is tedious, but a Dutch revisiting is riveting.
Curtain up for the cabaret marking the moment the Nats clutched at their pearls.