UKZN Professor Michael Chapman remembers "the poet and human being" Mafika Gwala who passed away last week.
Speakers at the Mail & Guardian's annual Litfest paid homage to Nadine Gordimer's influence as author-activist.
From Frans Cronje to Pumla Gbodo-Madikizela, four authors shared what their new books are about during a panel discussion at this year's festival.
The fifth annual M&G Literary Festival will be held at the Market Theatre in Newtown, Johannesburg, on Saturday August 30 and Sunday August 31.
SA's trending author has expertly embraced new media as a medium of horror, and the characters of her female protagonists defy casual stereotyping.
Where to now for the South African writer of fiction in English? asks Leon de Kock.
This is an edited extract from chapter 13, 'The Ultimatum' in Dennis Cruywagen's book, Brothers in War and Peace.
A new anthology will present the top tales that have best captured South Africa's voice post-1994.
Okwiri Oduor, the special guest at the M&G Literary Festival, will be on the panels about Nadine Gordimer and the short story.
Mikhael Subotzky's book collaboration with Patrick Waterhouse, showcases a visually rich and complex history of the iconic Jo'burg building.
Read this edited extract from Songezo Zibi's book, Raising the Bar: Hope and Renewal in South Africa.
To Kill a Mockingbird, "the book that introduced many of us to our belief in human rights".
The M&G Literary Festival will consider Nadine Gordimer's notion 'Being here: in a particular time and place.'
In pursuit of the mysterious Chobona tribe, the author undertakes a lengthy examination of the absurdity of the concept of race.
Author Alain de Botton always seems to have something on the boil. His book with John Armstrong delves into the world of art and how it can help you.
Despite a change in rules that sparked fears Americans would dominate the prize, the final Man Booker longlist reflects a 'vintage year' of fiction.
Fans of George RR Martin's books want to know if he'll live long enough to give them an end to the series, a question he finds pretty offensive.
Art provides a rich background against which troubled familial relationships are explored in Ingrid Winterbach's novel "The Road of Excess".
"Amazon has done more to liberate readers and writers than any other entity since Gutenberg," states a petition in the war on book selling.