Pat Schwartz

Still life with pots

On a heritage site in Swellendam, a pottery studio continues produces pieces rich in tradition.

Stories for Africa from Africa

It's an ambitious project to make reading a pleasure.

Read early, read often

Early associations of warmth and care with books are a good way to begin a lifelong love.

Why I broke the picket line

A question that plagues <b>Pat Schwartz</b> most about this strike: At what point does the right to fair pay trump the right to life?

Black Sash stalwart Ethel Walt dies

Within a month of the death of its patron, Sheena Duncan, the Black Sash has lost a second stalwart.

Black Sash stalwart Ethel Walt a ‘unique human being’

Within a month of the death of its patron, Sheena Duncan, the Black Sash has lost a second stalwart.

An artless business

As corporate ­donations for the arts dry up, many organisations need to exchange a begging bowl for a business plan, writes <b>Pat Schwartz</b>

Small moving parts

"Too many words," say I to Sally-Ann Murray. Perhaps too many small moving parts.

Zen and the art of whimsy

Transplanting ancient Buddhist traditions to the seemingly arid Karoo saw stoep Zen grow into Antony Osler's book of the same name.

Read of the year: Song yet sung

There is nothing comfortable about this tale of runaway slaves and those who make their living out of returning them to their owners.

American Adulterer: A Novel

Why? Is one of the questions that pursued me throughout my reading of this so-called novel, presented in the form of a medical history.

Not the usual old boys’ club

Pat Schwartz talks to Marguerite Poland about her new book, The Boy in You.

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