Nick Mulgrew sat down with Masande Ntshanga to discuss one of this year’s most startling novels, 'The Reactive’.
'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.
The Hoshi prize hopes stories created by artificial intelligences (AIs) will soon go up against those written by humans in the competition.
The acclaimed artist offers an intriguing insight into some of the observations and unsettling realities that define his work methodologies.
A look at a series of books by two authors who mission onto the streets of Johannesburg to discover the vibrancy that makes the city a home for many.
Pro and amateur writers are dusting off old plots, sprucing up characters and polishing book settings in readiness for National Novel Writing Month.
The highs, the lows, the in-betweens: they are all there in Imraan Coovadia's astonishing novel.
Ivan Vladislavic shoots the breeze with Geoff Dyer in a conversation that ranges from pulp fiction to urban identity.
Australian Richard Flanagan triumphed with The Road to the Deep North, a "magnificent novel of love and war" at the Man Booker prize.
The death of Chris van Wyk has robbed us of a great writer – and stories untold, writes David Medali
The writer of works such as "A Trace of Malice" and "Honeymoon" has won the prestigious literature prize.
Chris van Wyk's legacy was extraordinary and the memory of this engaging writer, friend, comrade, teacher and mentor will be deeply cherished.
In his latest novel, the 'demon dog of American crime fiction' has created an awe-inspiring vision of social, moral and human chaos in wartime LA.