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No flavour in this book judge

Authors who were anticipating payments were left high and dry by African Flavour Books when the store closed unceremoniously

Slice of life: Writing is painful but it heals

'It’s sort of like attending to a wound that has been festering under a Band-Aid'

What makes a good bookstore?

A trip to find the best shops for African literature raised the question of what makes a bookstore worth visiting.

Writing’s on the wall for parochial SA publishers

'Part of the disconnect between writers and white publishers has been ingrained in this belief that a certain demographic of people does not read'

African Flavour Books: Vaal’s little piece of heaven

The Mail & Guardian speaks to African Flavour Books owner Fortescue Helepi at the Time of the Writer festival hosted in Durban this week.

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