The South African Book Fair, together with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, will present a dialogue at the upcoming fair: Revisiting Madiba’s Legacy.
Postapartheid writing and hot provocative issues book-end this year's M&G Literary Festival, which takes place on August 1 and 2.
What characterises South African writing since 1994 and distinguishes it from its past? This edited excerpt from Leon de Kock's book offers answers.
The beautiful poems written by a ‘quieted’ Eliza Kentridge could well be viewed as visual art.
Resistance is rising to the liberalising ideology of the South African state and corporate elites, says Patrick Bond, who is on an M&G Lit Fest panel.
Political analyst Steven Friedman - who features on one of the M&G Lit Fest panels - looks at a critique of South Africa's Freedom Charter.
Harper Lee’s lawyer, Tonja Carter, says there may be a third novel by Lee.
Namwali Serpell, the winner of this year’s Caine Prize for African writing, is subverting literary competitiveness by sharing the cash with her peers.
Go Set a Watchman, the prequel/sequel to Harper Lee's classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird, is flying off bookstore shelves.
The SA Book Fair will feature over 100 authors, writers, poets, publishers and playwrights.
The response to Go Set a Watchman has confirmed all the writer's fears about following up her classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird.
As its Tuesday launch creates frenzy in the literary world, the novel's first chapter reveals a voice recognisable to that of To Kill a Mockingbird.
The annual Literary Festival will run from August 1-2 at the Turbine Hall in Newtown Johannesburg.
But 16 years on the leading prize for African writing is still based in London. Is it time for change?
The writer asked friends for their experiences of racism and turned them into Citizen. She talks about the power of making private anecdotes public.
Author Rehana Rossouw's latest novel deals with conflicted and confused lives in the Cape Flats.
Hot debates are on offer as the literary festival and book fair join forces.
Noted novelist Zakes Mda and debut writer Penny Busetto take the University of Johannesburg awards.
Noted novelist Zakes Mda and debut writer Penny Busetto have won the University of Johannesburg awards with "Rachel's Blue" and "The Story of Anna P".