The book of the US boxer's double life is packed with pathos, writes Gavin Evans.
The Compassionate Englishwoman book is a post-retirement project by author Robert Eales about the Boer war.
A local poet-activist uses storytelling as a weapon to destigmatise the experiences of LGBTI people
In this edited extract, As Real as the Smell of Rain on Dry Earth, Richard Pithouse reflects on change at Rhodes, where he teaches politics.
The Time of the Writer festival isn't all about reading. At 'Notes on Music', book chapters are represented through sound and musical composition.
Local writer sets a new agenda and moves the Time of the Writer Festival out of its ivory tower.
Ngaba hopes to empower young black girls in South Africa through her children's book, "The Girl Without a Sound".
The Mail & Guardian speaks to African Flavour Books owner Fortescue Helepi at the Time of the Writer festival hosted in Durban this week.
The Durban unveiling of Mishka Hoosen’s first novel was a cacophony of meandering threads, yet there was something oddly appealing about it.
Authors and audiences attempt to chart a new path for the literary world and knowledge production at this year's Time of the Writer festival.
Co-curator of the Time of the Writer festival Thando Mgqolozana speaks to the Mail & Guardian about decolonising literary systems in South Africa.
Nigerians love writing and reading, and a major city in the north of the country provides an experience like few others.
Eco, who has died at the age of 84, bestrode the disparate worlds of popular fiction and critical thinking with panache.
From speed-reading courses and apps, we zoom in on techniques that claim to increase reading speed.
The best-selling author of what is often said to be the most stolen book in South Africa, ‘To Quote Myself’, talks about writing – and quotes himself.
‘The Name of God is Mercy: A Conversation with Andrea Tornielli’ by Pope Francis is a simple but profound dialogue ranging from sin to mercy.
Zakes Mda says his historical novels, such as his latest, ‘Little Suns’, grapple with the same issues that currently plague South Africa.
Ethiopian noblewoman Walatta Petros fought to stop the spread of Roman Catholicism, possibly fell in love with a nun and was elevated to sainthood
The Nobel laureate spoke about her quibbles with the title of her last book, and her conviction that goodness is complicated but possible.