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Listen to five short stories by Nadine Gordimer (including Loot read by the author) via @openculture: fb.me/6CqAHMz7y

The new edition of Charlene Smith's book Mandela: In Celebration…

Charlene Smith on Madiba's 70th Birthday in Mandela: In Celebration of a Great Life Excerpt

The new edition of Charlene Smith's book Mandela: In Celebration of a Great Life includes a new chapter on Nelson Mandela's death and the events …

Hazel Crampton was in studio at Radio Today with Sue…

Podcast: Hazel Crampton on the Story of the Elusive Chobona People Examined in The Side of the Sun at Noon

Hazel Crampton was in studio at Radio Today with Sue Grant-Marshall for the Reading Matters show to discuss her recently launched book, The Side of …

Fanie Viljoen het tydens vanjaar se Vryfees met Ilse Salzwedel…

Potgooi: Fanie Viljoen gesels oor Pleisters vir die dooies en die groot vraag, "wat as?"

Fanie Viljoen het tydens vanjaar se Vryfees met Ilse Salzwedel gesels oor sy skokkende jeugroman, Pleisters vir die dooies.

Viljoen noem dat hy dit geniet …

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Book Dash Launches Three New Children's Books on Mandela Day

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Nadine Gordimer and the Deep South: A Tribute by Jorge Heine

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SA Intelligence Report Predicts Prolonged Conflict Between Nigerian Government and Boko Haram

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Daphna Horowitz Offers Tips and Advice in The Courage to Lead: Leadership Lessons from Kilimanjaro

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