Her latest novel weaves the past with the present and people’s responses to the present and future
This is not comfortable reading, says Sisonke Msimang
Karin Brynard’s novel questions what outsiders have brought to the Khomani Bushmen, including those who profess to support them.
Here the protagonist is in her 30s, and she again narrates her story herself with an interesting distancing to reflect the divisions in her being.
The novel deals with intimacy and trust, and finding one’s place in the world.
A daughter of the 1820 Settlers looks at events that ruthlessly shaped the lives of those linked to the Kowie River
This novel weaves colonial fact and ancestral memory in contemporary Eastern Cape life
Mark Heywood’s book avoids plain history. Instead it encourages its readers to reflect.
Rejected by the Empire, beloved in South Africa, Hobhouse stood for justice, feminism and pacifism
Ameera Patel has produced a book that reads like a fast-paced thriller but it has real depth.