David Goldblatt salutes a photographer whose work speaks fluently about people and events
It’s not often Paul Theroux and Hanif Kureishi take on VS Naipul at a free literary festival in the desert.
The spotlight cast on the novelist by the Charlie Hebdo attacks should not mislead us - his target here is not Islamism, writes Steven Poole.
The changeover from imperial to metric measurement used as a metaphor for the change in conciousness of South Africans. What really counts in life?
Okay, it was an election year, but 2014 saw ever more books on South African politics emerge. Shaun de Waal rounds up the most notable of them.
Photographer Zanele Muholi’s new book of portraits gives visual voice to the plight of ‘queer’ black women.
A trio of novellas by this year’s Nobel winner, Patrick Modiano, are bewilderingly inconclusive.
Customers’ commitment, through Amazon Anonymous, to spend elsewhere now adds up to more than £2.5m.
Award-winning debut is a powerful meditation on class, gender, identity and imperial expansionism.
Award-winning author Ursula le Guin speaks out against greedy publishers
Nick Mulgrew sat down with Masande Ntshanga to discuss one of this year’s most startling novels, 'The Reactive’.
Three new books explore the topic of conflict and how it has shaped the world as we know it.
'The Journal Of A South African Zombie Apocalypse' tells the story of courage, devotion and self-sacrifice, writes Pat Schwartz.
Light is shed on the keepers of secrets.
Moving, memorable novel explores the life of ANC soldiers in exile and their return to SA shortly before Mandela’s release.
It’s Robin Hobb in John le Carré’s territory, in the spy truism and the paralysing miasma of memories.
Ubuntu is a central idea in post-apartheid South Africa, but scholars disagree on whether it informs the Constitution or undermines it.
Described as the coffee-table book “every little black girl” should own, ‘Dark Girls’ celebrates dark-skinned women.
Author Paulo Coelho, famous for his books on spiritual themes, speaks about his new book 'Adultery', and why passion is more exciting than happiness.