Noted novelist Zakes Mda and debut writer Penny Busetto take the University of Johannesburg awards.
More than 1m readers in the US alone have already bought Grey, which retells EL James's hit story from the hero's point of view.
After his declaration at the Franschhoek Literary Festival to opt out of the "colonial literary system", the author clarifies his point
Amazon and Penguin Random House are allegedly in a dispute over the terms of a new contract for online sales.
Transformation of South Africa’s literary scene will take more than one writer crying ambiguously.
László Krasznahorkai, winner of the Man Booker International prize, is described as the “contemporary Hungarian master of the apocalypse”.
"Fifty Shades of Grey" author, EL James, has penned a new entry in the series that takes the point of view of its male character, Christian Grey.
Seven years after the death of George MacDonald Fraser, his novel Captain in Calico, written 60 years ago, will finally be published.
Carol Campbell uses the characters in Esther's House to reflect on real issues in a country that is 21 years into democracy.
Shaun de Waal applauds David Attwell’s survey of JM Coetzee’s manuscripts and notes to self.
Good titles are hard to find but they make all the difference, writes Emma Brockes.
Praised by Susan Sontag and WG Sebald, Krasznahorkai's fans include a film director whose life's mission is to bring his novels to the screen.
Fox captures the bitterness about the treatment of Boer women and children in Lord Kitchener’s concentration camps - under his Scorched Earth policy.
The philosopher’s classic 2001 work, 'On the Postcolony', has been republished in an African edition that features a brand-new preface by him.
Culture wars in the United States form the backdrop to this taut political cliffhanger.
Author Kagiso Lesego Molope answers the M&G’s questions from Ottawa, Canada, where she now lives.
His dissident views made him a renegade communist, but a new biography confirms Harold Wolpe as an influential radical voice.
George RR Martin believes right-wing science fiction writers have wrecked the Hugo Awards.
Writing history is often a matter of rewriting earlier histories as present perspectives shift and change.