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The Rainbow Nation, retail and real issues - Sihle Khumalo on his new book

"Instead of just writing a book which is touristy, I also had to deal with real issues"

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Zakes Mda's new book a work of historical fiction set in New York

The Great Farini would stride on to the stage and announce, ‘Ladies and gentlemen, and now for the highlight of the day, the ferocious Zulus.’ The ...

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Cape Town launch: The Distance by Ivan Vladislavić (February 12)

Vladislavić will be in conversation with Sean O'Toole at the Cape Town launch of his new novel, The Distance (Feb 12)

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Carol Campbell's third Karoo novel delicate and deeply moving

It’s a black Karoo night and a young woman, covered in blood, is running along a deserted dirt track. A terrible thing has happened and the woman, ...

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Flame in the Snow wins Sol Plaatje Translation Award 2019

The Sol Plaatje Translation Award 2019 has been awarded to Leon de Kock and Karin Schimke for their translation of Vlam in die Sneeu! Provided by ...

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Sihle Khumalo's journey through SA ranges from the puzzling to the bizarre

After exploring more than twenty other African nations using only public transport, Sihle Khumalo this time roams within the borders of his own ...

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EXTRACT | Zakes Mda’s Little Suns

Umuzi has shared an excerpt from the new novel from Zakes Mda, Little Suns. Mda’s latest work is a love story set in the early 1900s, written ...

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EXTRACT | The Boy Who Could Keep a Swan in His Head by John Hunt

While other boys daydream about racing cars and football, eleven-year-old stutterer Phen sits reading to his father. In number four Duchess Court, ...

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