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Call for Papers: Colloquium on "Print Culture and Colonisation in Africa"

 Postgraduate students as well as established researchers are invited to submit abstracts by 31 January 2015.

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Big Book Chain Chat

Writers talk books, writing and everything in between.


The we field

Jaco Fouché

The microbus goes again, and she is alone when she trudges along the mud-smeared path to the front door of the long building, a forty-year-old woman in a long brown skirt, long red pullover, and a woollen cap with flaps hanging over her ears.


Review: WWI and the People of South Africa by Bill Nasson

Paul Murray

"The war affected South Africa in many different ways, as is expertly shown by Nasson in this gripping text. Nasson’s gift is to be able to put across sometimes heavy concepts in a way highly accessible to readers who want to know more about complex issues."


One Man vs "One Man"

James Woodhouse, Naomi Meyer

James Woodhouse, publisher at Kwela, tells Naomi Meyer about a literary coincidence – some real life crime fiction.


Book review: The World’s Great Question: Olive Schreiner’s South African Letters 1889–1920

Eva Hunter

"Thank Mr Ghandi [sic] for the invitation to the meeting but you know I hate war. It is against my religion – whether it is Englishmen travelling thousands of miles to go & kill Indians in India or Indians travelling thousands of miles to kill white men whom they have never seen in Europe."


Charlie Hebdo: Seeing the bigger picture

Karen Jayes

Karen Jayes: "The tragic killings in Paris are a window on how the War on Terror works, and how moderation can make it stop."


Found in Translation

Jaco Botha, Mike Nicol

A casual conversation between Of Cops & Robbers author Mike Nicol and Jaco Botha, who translated the novel into the Afrikaans as Dieners & Donners.


2014 Ingrid Jonker Prize for English Poetry


Karin Schimke wins the 2014 Ingrid Jonker Prize for English Poetry