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Alice Walker to explore Biko ties

by Nicky Rehbock Prof Alice Walker has arrived in South Africa to deliver the 11th annual lecture honouring the late Stephen Bantu Biko, an...

Athol Williams Wins Prestigious Poetry Award… for Second Year Running

Congratulations to Athol Williams who has been awarded the Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award for the second year running, becoming the first person...
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SA Author exposes drugs, drama & racism in New York memoir

When Pretoria boy Ted Botha moved to New York City, he was not so much an immigrant as someone on the make – a...
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Hey, John Grisham. Your Fan the Pavement Bookworm Has a New...

Philani Dladla's story is well known to those who know him as the Pavement Bookworm and have bought books from him on Empire Road...
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A SA Story Stranger than Any Fiction: “If You Are Reading...

More than four years ago Johannesburg journalist Alex Eliseev heard snippets of the most extraordinary story of Betty Ketani - there was murder, kidnapping, a trail that ran...
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Brink & Jonker Love Letters Focus of Night with Breytenbach

At a packed launch of the English book version of the compiled letters between literary royalty Andre Brink and Ingrid Jonker, Brink's widow said...
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Trevor Noah Interview on Trump and Being Treated Differently by his...

South African comedian Trevor Noah has been promoting his book "Born a Crime" in the UK this weekend. In the video below he speaks to...
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KAROO DIARY: A Silly Sense of Snow

Looking out at the vast and sunny Karoo Heartland today, you’d never think that less than two weeks ago we were all snow-stormed in. Which...

New Book about Living In or Leaving SA

A new book has been released that's sure to stir the conversation at braais and dinner parties in South Africa and across the globe:...

Young writer to publish 18th book

It's no wonder Khulekani Magubane has produced 17 books by the age of 22. The young man possesses energy, something all good writers need....

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