Author

 
Jane Rosenthal

Jane Rosenthal

    To reckon with Winnie's ghost
    To reckon with Winnie's ghost
    It is only a few short months since Winnie Madikizela-Mandela died and South Africa and the world paid their last respects to her at that spectacular funeral. So Sisonke Msimang’s important and highly readable book, The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela (Jonathan Ball),...
    ‘Homeland’ is a thriller,  but one with depth
    ‘Homeland’ is a thriller,  but one with depth
    This rich and complex novel is far more than a thriller, though it is that as well. It is a multifaceted portrait of life on the border of the...
    Dangarembga builds on her two earlier books
    Dangarembga builds on her two earlier books
    “Who is that one?” a girl shouts.
    An expat’s return explores intimacy
    An expat’s return explores intimacy
    Eben Venter’s new novel, Green as the Sky is Blue, is narrated with elegance, simplicity and power. It is seriously challenging and,...
    Life and death of a little river
    Life and death of a little river
    Writing the Ancestral River – a biography of the Kowie by Jacklyn Cock. (Wits University Press, 2018)...
    Mending severed histories with returning shades
    Mending severed histories with returning shades
    THE BROKEN RIVER TENT
    Self-reflections of an activist
    Self-reflections of an activist
    GET UP! STAND UP! by Mark Heywood (Tafelberg)
    New life recalls 'mad' SA hero
    New life recalls 'mad' SA hero
    EMILY HOBHOUSE: BELOVED TRAITOR by Elsabé Brits (Tafelberg)
    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)
    'From Man to Man': Olive Schreiner’s tender feminist ode
    'From Man to Man': Olive Schreiner’s tender feminist ode
    FROM MAN TO MAN OR PERHAPS ONLY by Olive Schreiner, edited by Dorothy Driver (UCT Press)
    14 stops to transformation
    14 stops to transformation
    STATIONS by Nick Mulgrew(David Philip)
    A novel look at diaspora and identity
    A novel look at diaspora and identity
    DIASPORA AND IDENTITY IN SOUTH AFRICAN FICTION by JU Jacobs(University of KwaZulu-Natal Press)...