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First sip: It’s not about the bats by Adam Cruise

LitNet LitNet Eerste Slukkie | First Sip 2021-05-03

"We recognise when our pets are happy or sad, we understand the happy expression of an elephant wallowing in a muddy waterhole or a tired lion yawning under the shade of a tree at midday. But the mannerisms of bats, fish and mosquitoes, no."

God Is daar ’n ander antwoord? deur Ben du Toit: ’n lesersindruk

Barend van der Merwe Lesersindrukke 2021-05-03

"Ben du Toit se argumente is deeglik. Hy skram nie weg van die moeilike vrae nie. Daarby is hy ook ’n deurwinterde teoloog en kerkman wat waarskynlik nog boekdele sou kon skryf oor die werkinge en die intriges van kerksake."

Boekbekendstelling: Skoolleierskap en die skep van produktiewe leerruimtes in skole

LitNet Boeke en skrywers 2021-04-30

Die bekendstelling van Skoolleierskap en die skep van produktiewe leerruimtes in skole deur Johann Burger en Aslam Fataar vind op 4 Mei aanlyn plaas. Hier is verdere inligting.

Pasverskyn: ’n Baie lang brief aan my dogter deur Marita van der Vyver

LitNet Boeke en skrywers 2021-04-30

’n Baie lang brief aan my dogter is Marita van der Vyver, een van Afrikaans se mees geliefde skrywers, se ontroerende jeugmemoires.

Skoon wasgoed: Die invloed van lunch op letterkunde

Frederik de Jager Boeke en skrywers 2021-04-29

"As jy storiemense wil onthaal, moet jy kan stories vertel. Jy moet ’n tafel kan kommandeer soos ’n skeepskaptein sy vaartuig. Jy moet kan konsert hou voor ’n ingeligte en kritiese gehoor vir wie die ervaring onvergeetlik is."

First sip: The Black Girl's Guide to Corporate South Africa by Lindelwa Skenjana

LitNet LitNet Eerste Slukkie | First Sip 2021-04-28

"We all live on one planet for a reason, and that reason is to see how we can coexist, co-create, collaborate."

The profiler diaries by Gérard Labuschagne – reader impression

Louise Viljoen (JBay) Books and writers 2021-04-28

"As a reader (and writer), I find the interviews Labuschagne conducted with suspects most interesting, as they afford one rare glimpses into their worlds and the way they saw things."

2021 Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature shortlist: an interview with Penny Lorimer

Naomi Meyer, Penny Lorimer Books and writers 2021-04-26

"What distinguishes South African stories is that they are about people who experience our environment in the same way we do, who look like us, who understand the specific challenges we face, perhaps in more profound ways than people in other English-speaking parts of the world."

2021 Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature shortlist: an interview with Francis Tebesi

Naomi Meyer, Francis Tebesi Books and writers 2021-04-26

"I want them to pursue their studies and other talents they have, even if it is tough and challenging, because in all hard work there is reward, and hard work pays."

Offers vir die vlieë deur Fanie Viljoen: ’n lesersindruk

Wanda Olivier Lesersindrukke 2021-04-23

"Ek beveel hierdie boek aan vir enigeen wat durf het."

Sanlamprys vir jeuglektuur-kortlys 2021: ’n onderhoud met Betsie van Niekerk

Naomi Meyer, Betsie van Niekerk Skrywersonderhoude 2021-04-23

"Nie net hulle lyding, verslaenheid en oorlewing is ’n groot deel van die verhaal nie, maar ook hulle ongelooflike vermoë om te midde van alles tog met lewe aan te gaan; selfs vreugde en hoop te vind, om onverpoosd núút en oor te begin."

Die Hertzogprys vir drama 2021: ’n onderhoud met Nicola Hanekom

Naomi Meyer, Nicola Hanekom Die Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns 2021-04-23

"Teater is lewende kuns. Dit sluimer hopelik net tydens die pandemie ’n bietjie. Teater is alles vir my. Dis kerk en kulkuns, konfrontasie en ontvlugting, droom en nagmerrie."

2021 Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature shortlist: an interview with Musa Baloyi

Naomi Meyer, Musa Baloyi Books and writers 2021-04-22

"The idea of writing this novel came after I noticed that there are many famous artists who die poor in our country. Mostly, it’s due to lack of education, because they can’t interpret their contracts. They can’t manage their money. They can’t work elsewhere if their talent becomes unproductive."

2021 Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature shortlist: an interview with Jaco Fouché

Naomi Meyer, Jaco Fouché Books and writers 2021-04-22

"Why write? Because you (as a reader yourself) know all about the joy that a reader finds in a good book. You want to replicate that joy, be responsible for it. A book is a hand reaching out, sometimes to communicate, sometimes to offer comfort, sometimes to outrage."

Suidoosterfees 2021: ’n onderhoud met Johan Fourie

Johan Fourie, Bennie Linde Suidoosterfees 2021-04-22

Die Suidoosterfees se Jakes Gerwel-gesprekke word vanjaar van 27 April tot 1 Mei in die Kunstekaap aangebied. Die gesprek "Die lang pad na ekonomiese vryheid", met Johan Fourie, Nicoli Nattrass en Rachel Jafta, vind op 30 April plaas. Bennie Linde gesels met Johan oor sy boek.

Deon Meyer, Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres: Commendation at the ceremony

Aurélien Lechevallier Books and writers 2021-04-22

"He is the man South Africa can call with pride its best crime fiction author, whose reputation has long crossed the South African borders to reach Europe and France."

Deon Meyer, Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres: pictures of the ceremony

LitNet Books and writers 2021-04-22

Deon Meyer was awarded the award of Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres (Knight in the Order of Arts and Letters) on behalf of the French President at Glenelly Estate in Stellenbosch. Here are some pictures of the event.

Deon Meyer, Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres: Meyer’s speech

LitNet Books and writers 2021-04-22

"Ce soir, le chat est sur le toit. Tonight, the cat is on the roof."

Press release: South African author Deon Meyer receives France’s top cultural award

LitNet Books and writers 2021-04-22

On Tuesday, 20 April 2021, the Ambassador of France to South Africa, His Excellency Mr Aurélien Lechevallier, bestowed upon South African crime fiction author and screenwriter, Mr Deon Meyer, the award of Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres (Knight in the Order of Arts and Letters) on behalf of the French President at Glenelly Estate in Stellenbosch.

Tienie Holloway-medalje 2021: ’n onderhoud met Fanie Viljoen en Tumi Steyn

Naomi Meyer, Fanie Viljoen, Tumi Steyn Die Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns 2021-04-21

"Ek wou die klein lesertjies laat verstaan dat daar hulp sal wees as hulle praat, en ek wou hulle toerus met maniere waarop hulle hulp kan vra."

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