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Eddie Signwriter: An auspicious debut

Kayang Gagiano 2011-08-03

Eddie Signwriter: An auspicious debut

Kayang Gagiano 2011-08-03

Anton Harber talks to Maggie Marx about his recently published book Diepsloot

Maggie Marx, Maggie Marx Academic research 2011-07-07

Diepsloot Anton Harber Publisher: Jonathan Ball Publishers
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African Library: Caught in the storm

Annie Gagiano 2011-07-01 Seydou Badian wrote the text under discussion in this issue of The African Library in 1954 – when his country, Mali, was still known as French Sudan – and composed it in French, the language of his colonial education.

African Library: Caught in the storm

Annie Gagiano 2011-07-01 Seydou Badian wrote the text under discussion in this issue of The African Library in 1954 – when his country, Mali, was still known as French Sudan – and composed it in French, the language of his colonial education.

Double Negative: When a novel becomes art

Janet van Eeden 2011-06-22

Double Negative: When a novel becomes art

Janet van Eeden 2011-06-22

James Whyle, winner of the PEN/Studzinski Award of 2011, in conversation with Janet van Eeden

Janet van Eeden 2011-05-25 Review by Janet van Eeden James Whyle’s award-winning short story is quite simply titled “The Story”. The title pre-empts the style of the narrative, which is written with a bald matter-of-factness with a ...

African Library: The Sinners

Annie Gagiano 2011-04-26 Yusuf Idris is considered one of the great authors – particularly as a short story writer – in the Arabic literary world.

Andie Miller talks to Janet van Eeden about her anthology Slow Motion: stories about walking

Janet van Eeden, Janet van Eeden, Andie Miller 2010-10-29 Title: Slow Motion: stories about walkingAuthor: Andie Miller Publisher: JacanaDate of publication: 2010 ISBN: 97817700987010Click here to order Slow Motion from Kalahari.net! Short review by JvE Andie Miller’s collection of stories ...

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Shaida Ali, author of Not a Fairy Tale, in conversation with Naomi Bruwer

Naomi Bruwer, Naomi Bruwer, Shaida Ali 2010-10-07 Title: Not a Fairy Tale Author: Shaida Kazi Ali Publisher: Umuzi ISBN: 9781415201121 Order Not a Fairy Tale from Kalahari.net. Not a Fairytale | Fiction Shaida Kazi Ali Not a Fairytale is a wonderful, unusual book set in an Indian ...

Sunday Times Alan Paton Award: 5 minutes with André Brink

André P Brink, Imke van Heerden Books and writers 2010-07-21

André Brink’s A Fork in the Road has been shortlisted for the Sunday Times Alan Paton Award. Imke van Heerden asked him a couple of quick questions. 

Walking and welcomed in Hillbrow

Andie Miller, Andie Miller 2010-07-21 Andie Miller is the author of Slow Motion, a collection of stories about walking, published by Jacana. Slow Motion Andie Miller Publisher: Jacana ISBN: 97817700987010Click here to order Slow Motion from Kalahari.net! When a friend asked me ...
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