Clive Algar


Copying, circulating, concealing and contesting in Cape Town’s reading cultures

Clive Algar 2011-10-13  As an outcome of this boekjol the social movement Equal Education will hand over a fully stocked and functioning library to Matthew Goniwe High School in Khayelitsha. I’m a product of a Cape township high school and I remember that the library was kept under lock and key in the principal’s office, more for the benefit of reporting to the school inspector that no books had been lost or stolen