Philosopher Lewis R Gordon defines 'being black' in the book 'What Fanon Said: A Philosophical Introduction to his Life and Thought'.
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.
Jamaican author Marlon James's book, A Brief History of Seven Killings, is one of the 13 novels that made it onto the Man Booker Prize long list.
With the publishing industry evolving, the SA Book Fair aims to facilitate this evolution by supporting young publishers and writers.
Despite having a relatively small local book market, the SA publishing industry has produced some exciting books that you can read at the book fair.
Here's a list of the publishers from sub-Saharan Africa invited by Goethe-Institut to be part of this year’s South African Book Fair.
The annual 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.