M&G Johannesburg Literary Festival

 
Saluting Nadine Gordimer's sharp pen
Saluting Nadine Gordimer's sharp pen
In the opening session of this year's Mail & Guardian Literary Festival, journalist Maureen Isaacson spelled out the basis of her...
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.
Surf the global tide in language and survive
Surf the global tide in language and survive
South African literature, and especially fiction, faces many challenges, not least among them the low rates of reading in the general public, a...
Refuge for the wretched
Refuge for the wretched
Texaco by Patrick Chamoiseau (Vintage International)
Literary Festival 2012: Meet the authors
Literary Festival 2012: Meet the authors
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New honour for Serote
New honour for Serote
Mongane Wally Serote, who will be in conversation with Nadine Gordimer at the Mail & Guardian Literary...
A festival wordy of note
A festival wordy of note
Nadine Gordimer, Breyten Breytenbach, Patrick Chamoiseau, Mongane Wally Serote, Zapiro, Diane Victor, Imraan Coovadia, Lauretta Ngcobo and Ronnie...
Lightening up the fest
Lightening up the fest
In the darkened foyer of the Market Theatre last Sunday morning South Africa's science fiction It Girl was forced to defend herself against rumours...
Juxtaposing fantasy with the familiar
Juxtaposing fantasy with the familiar
South African writers who dare to venture into the fantastical are accused of writing "untruths", said Gwen Ansell, chairing "Science Fiction and...
Bringing history to life
Bringing history to life
South Africa's most powerful struggle memoirs celebrate the personal as much as the political. That was the message of the M&G Literary Festival's...

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