Review of 1986 by William DiceyBooks and writers 2021-04-13
"This is a hallmark of the book that I personally found fascinating: the way Dicey returns women’s stories to the overarching narrative of that year."
The history of man by Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, a reviewBooks and writers 2020-11-26
"This novel is no less than an act of extraordinary grace by the author."
Review: A poor season for whales by Michiel HeynsBooks and writers 2020-10-14
"Heyns’s ability to capture everyday social interactions with almost uncomfortably precise focus, and to blend moral philosophy into dialogue, is indeed reminiscent of Austen, a feature further underlined when he has his heroine struggle between sense and sensibility even as she reads Austen’s novel of that title."
Inter-review with Helen Moffett about her novel CharlotteInterviews 2020-07-13
"Please could Helen Moffett write the ending to my life story? Listening to Helen’s delightful Charlotte as an audiobook had me weeping in delight as I learned how things turned out in the end for the unobtrusive Charlotte Lucas, one of Elizabeth Bennet’s closest friends in Pride and prejudice."
In response to Marlene van Niekerk’s poem, “Fallist art”Opinion 2018-08-15
"Words hurt, and Bongani Mayosi paid the ultimate price for this kind of hurt. Let us be critical, by all means, but let us give more thought to how our words might affect one another."