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Gavin Evans

Gavin Evans

    Emile Griffith: A gay boxer’s triumphs and despairs
    Emile Griffith: A gay boxer’s triumphs and despairs
    A MAN’S WORLD: THE DOUBLE LIFE OF EMILE GRIFFITH by Donald McRae (Simon & Schuster)
    Massive hype, even bigger money for Mayweather vs Pacquiao
    Massive hype, even bigger money for Mayweather vs Pacquiao
    Fights of the century arrive every 20 years or so. The first in my lifetime saw Joe Frazier upsetting Muhammad Ali in 1971. But many consider the...
    Feats of an innovative generation
    Feats of an innovative generation
    THE NEW RADICALS: A GENERATIONAL MEMOIR OF THE 1970s by Glenn Moss (Jacana)
    Fear and Lothian in Westminster
    Fear and Lothian in Westminster
    Nearly a century has passed since William Butler Yeats reflected on a failed Celtic bid for independence: "All changed, changed utterly/ A...
    Slovo, First biography - Bedfellows of a different feather
    Slovo, First biography - Bedfellows of a different feather
    RUTH FIRST AND JOE SLOVO IN THE WAR AGAINST APARTHEID by Alan Wieder (Jacana)
    Bonds of tribal loyalty loosen
    Bonds of tribal loyalty loosen
    ARMED AND DANGEROUS: FROM UNDERCOVER STRUGGLE TO FREEDOM by Ronnie Kasrils (Jacana)
    Campaign of errors
    Campaign of errors
    MASCULINITIES, MILITARISATION AND THE END CONSCRIPTION CAMPAIGN: WAR RESISTANCE IN APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA by Daniel Conway (Wits University...
    Margaret Thatcher's shameful support for apartheid
    Margaret Thatcher's shameful support for apartheid
    But, despite FW de Klerk's delight, there is another story doing the rounds: that, actually, Maggie played a blinder on the anti-apartheid...
    Reliving apartheid's dying days
    Reliving apartheid's dying days
    Under our skin: A white family's journey through South Africa;s darkest years by Donald McRae (Simon & Schuster)
    From fighter to writer:James Kilgore is free and flourishing
    From fighter to writer:James Kilgore is free and flourishing
    On May 10 James Kilgore, the former Symbionese Liberation Army fighter who was finally arrested in Cape Town as "John Pape" in 2002, marks his...
    Calling up old memories
    Calling up old memories
    Defunct political organisations don't get to celebrate anniversaries. Usually, they just fade away (and sometimes are remembered with a hint of...