Belarussian Svetlana Alexievich has won the Nobel prize for literature for her thousands of oral histories that map the implosion of the Soviet Union.
In conjunction with the London-based The Otolith Group,The Chimurenga Library will today begin a six-week presentation at The Showroom in London.
Chris Schoeman, author of the "The Unknown Van Gogh", answers questions about Cornelis van Gogh, who lived and died in South Africa.
Late style shows up in Milan Kundera's 'The Festival of Insignificance'.
Speculative fiction, science fiction, fantasy, thriller – who cares about genres when the writing is as good as in the novels reviewed here.
Incredible Journey, the third annual short.sharp.stories anthology, showcases South African tales by 20 writers.
The United States president will present the novelist with the highest award for artists given by the US government.
Swapping the stage for the page, Nakhane Touré’s debut novel Piggy Boy’s Blues reveals a brave new literary voice.
Thabiso Mahlape chats to Kwanele Soosibo about BlackBird Books, a Jacana imprint that seeks to publish black narratives primarily for a black audience
The man who wrote so compellingly of illness has died, having changed lives and attitude, writes Adam Zeman.
Philosopher Lewis R Gordon defines 'being black' in the book 'What Fanon Said: A Philosophical Introduction to his Life and Thought'.
First it was baking, then knitting. Now the colouring in craze has hit SA, with addicts claiming it helps with anything from stress to concentration.
This book is a delicate balancing act seeking the colours between the starkness of black and white.
The New York Times columnist remembers the life of his family in South Africa, particularly his mother June, the girl from Human Street.
They spoke. They listened. They argued. Now the work for the M&G Literary Festival 2016 has begun.
A 8 000-word story by F Scott Fitzgerald has been discovered in the archives of Princeton University.
Mary Burton, a former president of the Black Sash, remembers the origins of the organisation.
In this edited extract from the first chapter of ‘The Colour of Our Future’, Xolela Mangcu posits what moving beyond race could mean.
Two news books add up the many problems facing South Africa, but treat them in different ways.