A new kind of intellectual needs to join the ranks of those fighting for economic emancipation, writes Louise Ferreira.
The redeeming factor of the Jo'burg Art Fair was seeing one artist stand up for another, writes Percy Zvomuya.
Berlinde de Bruyckere's sculpture on exhibition at Belgium's Venice Biennale was inspired by South African author JM Coetzee.
JM Coetzee’s latest novel, with its highly efficent and clinical prose, is both befuddling and engaging.
'JM Coetzee: A Life in Writing' suffers from many problems, including a star-struck author, writes Imraan Coovadia.
This is the full transcript of author JM Coetzee's speech, which he gave on Monday at Wits University where he was awarded an honorary doctorate.
Many felt that author JM Coetzee's honorary doctorate speech at Wits was removed from the realities of SA education. Listen to the speech.
The sale of JM Coetzee's archive to a Texan university revives the question of where South Africa's literary heritage should be preserved.
The professional archive of JM Coetzee will be housed at the University of Texas's Ransom Centre, offering a rare glimpse into the master storyteller.
JM Coetzee latest 'novel' presents a portrait of a vulnerable man who recognises his inability to establish close relationships.
He may be about to make history, but JM Coetzee will not be ruining his reputation as a reclusive writer by turning up at the Booker Prize ceremony.
JM Coetzee's new book Summertime has been shortlisted for the 2009 Man Booker Prize.
South African author JM Coetzee is in the running for an unprecedented third Booker Prize, after he was named on this year's shortlist on Tuesday.
Previous winners AS Byatt and JM Coetzee are among the finalists for the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction.
NOT QUITE THE MOVIE OF THE WEEK: Shaun de Waal reviews Disgrace
Shaun de Waal speaks to Australian director Steve Jacobs about adapting Disgrace to film.
What makes literature Literature? Peter D McDonald has some answers, writes Shaun de Waal.
Nobel laureate JM Coetzee and Japan's Haruki Murakami were on Friday named on the long list for the richest prize for fiction in Australia.
If the Cape Town Book Fair is to mean something beyond an exercise in retailing it needs to seize opportunities to be unique, writes Darryl Accone.
Postcolonial novels dominate the judges' selection of some of the most revered novels of the past 40 years, writes Charlotte Higgins.