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A write minded gathering
A write minded gathering
‘Literature in a place that breathes is to be taken alive,” wrote Martinican writer Patrick Chamoiseau, an eloquent thought quoted when the...
[Video]Laugh and cry: Satire and freedom
[Video]Laugh and cry: Satire and freedom
In a discussion that ranged from the hilarious to the depressing, Zapiro and other heavyweights discussed satire and the limits of freedom of expression.
M&G Literary Festival: A high school reunion of sorts
M&G Literary Festival: A high school reunion of sorts
It's not often that one gets to have a high school reunion on stage.
Reintroducing Africa's finest
Reintroducing Africa's finest
Among the many happenings at the Cape Town Book Fair, few were as auspicious as the relaunch of Heinemann's famous African Writers Series (AWS)....
Growing healthily
Growing healthily
Africa is enjoying its place in the literary sun, with Chinua Achebe winning the Man Booker International (MBI) and the second Cape Town Book Fair...