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The other side of cliched and repetitive headlines
The other side of cliched and repetitive headlines
THE FIFTH COLUMNAustralian novelist Pauline Schokman’s novel about a “tumultuous week” in the life of a Melbourne doctor was published...
Journey from 'Flyboy in the Buttermilk' to 'Flyboy 2' reveals a more humble man
Journey from 'Flyboy in the Buttermilk' to 'Flyboy 2' reveals a more humble man
Writer, musician and producer Greg Tate’s studious prose and inspired hollers can leave one regenerated but also a little deflated.
UJ prizewinners' fresh works: from haunting novel to poetic word paintings
UJ prizewinners' fresh works: from haunting novel to poetic word paintings
Craig Higginson has won the University of Johannesburg Prize for South African Writing in English for his haunting third novel The Dream...
Stand by for a call from the Dragon Slayer — once you’ve read his book, that is
Stand by for a call from the Dragon Slayer — once you’ve read his book, that is
At 10.06am, Tony rolls in like a rock star with his indoor sunglasses and R2500 shoes. That’s what they cost in the Ferrari brand store downstairs in Sandton City, the exact pair of shoes he is wearing. There is no knowing how much his Ferrari jacket costs, because the store does not...
Isabella Motadinyane, the little-documented but beautifully jaded Botsotso Jester
Isabella Motadinyane, the little-documented but beautifully jaded Botsotso Jester
Isabella Motadinyane was a Botsotso Jester. She named them, through a line in her poem One Leg In.
Nnedi Okorafor's The Book of Phoenix is layers of fantasy rooted in reality
Nnedi Okorafor's The Book of Phoenix is layers of fantasy rooted in reality
The more levels it works on, the more delicious a book is. Nnedi Okorafor’s The Book of Phoenix — nominated for the Arthur C...
A white writer silenced because her transformation should happen offstage
A white writer silenced because her transformation should happen offstage
I was part of the last generation to grow up under apartheid. I am a white writer who interrogates my mind and soul about the myths of white...
The SADF killed the 'terrorist' whose weapon was art – and still it lives on
The SADF killed the 'terrorist' whose weapon was art – and still it lives on
Thami Mnyele + Medu Art Ensemble Retrospective, edited by Clive Kellner and Sergio-Albio Gonzalez (Jacana)
Memory's memories regress and her story parallels Zimbabwe's unravelling
Memory's memories regress and her story parallels Zimbabwe's unravelling
In The Book of Memory, Petina Gappah, the author of award-winning short-story collection An Elegy for Easterly, uses the life of...
Convincing characters live on in debut novel by well-known playwright
Convincing characters live on in debut novel by well-known playwright
OUTSIDE THE LINES by Ameera Patel (Modjaji Books)

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