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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 ...

South Africa on the Shelf: Keeping the conversation alive

Andie Miller 2010-07-13 As Chile was walloping Switzerland, fans in Mary Fitzgerald Square were oblivious to the generator that kicked in when Eskom workers left the rest of the Newtown Cultural Precinct in the dark. I wondered what Fitzgerald, said to have been the first ...
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