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Thando Manana was the third black African player to don…

Watch: Thando Manana discusses his memoir, youth, and the importance of documenting black stories

Thando Manana was the third black African player to don a Springbok jersey after unification in 1992, when he made his debut in 2000 in …

Die Afrikaanse resensiebedryf kan homself op die skouer klop te…

Kortlyste vir die kykNET-Rapport Boekresensent van die Jaar-toekennings 2017 bekendgemaak

Die Afrikaanse resensiebedryf kan homself op die skouer klop te oordeel na die gehalte van inskrywings wat vir vanjaar se kykNET-Rapport Boekresensent van die Jaar-wedstryd …



"We are learning to scan the wreckage of our history…

Listen: Sisonke Msimang on multiculturalism in post-apartheid South Africa

"We are learning to scan the wreckage of our history and mine it for gold. To look for the connections between us, even as we …

Met ’n slagspreuk wat "robbish het ook ’n stem" heet…

Die Woordenaars dig & drink weer saam volgende Sa'erdag

Met ’n slagspreuk wat "robbish het ook ’n stem" heet, lede wat uit Johan Jack Smith, Kabous Verwoerd, Neil van Deventer, Gérard Rudolf en Paul …

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A beautiful feminist mind divorced from self-indulgence - Kwanele Sosibo reviews Reflecting Rogue

Reflecting Rogue is the much anticipated and brilliant collection of experimental autobiographical essays on power, pleasure and South African culture by Professor Pumla Dineo Gqola. In her most personal book to

Festering divisions in the American South: Bron Sibree talks to Karin Slaughter about her latest novel The Good Daughter

Published in the Sunday Times The Good Daughter Karin Slaughter (HarperCollins) **** Karin Slaughter has been in a class of her own since her debut crime novel Blindsighted, which became a surprise bestseller in

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The Caller Published in the Sunday Times The Caller Chris Carter (Simon & Schuster) Book thrill *** Author Chris Carter is a Brazil-born criminal psychologist turned crime writer who is making a name for himself among the

Die Woordenaars dig & drink weer saam volgende Sa'erdag

Met ’n slagspreuk wat "robbish het ook ’n stem" heet, lede wat uit Johan Jack Smith, Kabous Verwoerd, Neil van Deventer, Gérard Rudolf en Paul Riekert bestaan, en ’n wedersydse

Launch - Ratels on the Lomba: The Story of Charlie Squadron (18 August)

Charlie Squadron – the iron fist of 61 Mechanised Battalion Group (61 Mech) – led the way on 3 October 1987 during the climactic battle between the South African Defence

The South African Book Fair and National Book Week officially launches #OURSTORIES

Johannesburg, South Africa (Thursday, 17 August 2017) – The South African Book Fair (SABF) and National Book Week (NBW) officially launched on Thursday at the Market Square, Newtown. The event

Verwerkte weergawe van Leon van Nierop se Doodloopstraat tref die rakke

Doodloopstraat Sy draai stadig om. “Hy is die doodsengel.” “Ekskuus?” “Die dood trap elke dag in sy spoor,” sê sy sag. “Oral waar hy gaan, sal die dood hom inhaal. Hy kan nie

Die Woordenaars dig & drink weer saam volgende Sa'erdag

Met ’n slagspreuk wat "robbish het ook ’n stem" heet, lede wat uit Johan Jack Smith, Kabous Verwoerd, Neil van Deventer, Gérard Rudolf en Paul Riekert bestaan, en ’n wedersydse

Kortlyste vir die kykNET-Rapport Boekresensent van die Jaar-toekennings 2017 bekendgemaak

Bitterkomix 17 Die Afrikaanse resensiebedryf kan homself op die skouer klop te oordeel na die gehalte van inskrywings wat vir vanjaar se kykNET-Rapport Boekresensent van die Jaar-wedstryd ontvang is. Die kortlyste is

A beautiful feminist mind divorced from self-indulgence - Kwanele Sosibo reviews Reflecting Rogue

Reflecting Rogue is the much anticipated and brilliant collection of experimental autobiographical essays on power, pleasure and South African culture by Professor Pumla Dineo Gqola. In her most personal book to

In Race Otherwise Zimitri Erasmus questions the notion that one can know race with one’s eyes, with racial categories and with genetic ancestry tests

Race Otherwise ‘Race Otherwise brings together the full amplitude of Zimitri Erasmus’s thinking about how race works. It tunes into registers both personal and social. It is not without indignation, and not

Sitting Pretty explores the postapartheid identity of white Afrikaans women through the concepts of ordentlikheid and the volksmoeder

At the opening of South Africa’s first democratic parliament in 1994, newly elected president Nelson Mandela issued a clarion call to an unlikely group: white Afrikaans women, who during apartheid

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Listen: Sisonke Msimang on multiculturalism in post-apartheid South Africa

"We are learning to scan the wreckage of our history and mine it for gold. To look for the connections between us, even as we walk with our eyes firmly

Common Names of Angolan Plants presents an updated catalogue of thousands of names recorded for indigenous Angolan flora

Common Names of Angolan Plants presents an updated and expanded catalogue of several thousand common names recorded for the indigenous and exotic floristic riches of Angola. Separate alphabetical lists of common

Listen: AmaBookaBooka interview Christa Kuljian

In 1871, Darwin predicted that humans evolved in Africa. European scientists thought his claim astonishing and it took the better part of a century for Darwin to be proven correct.

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Kortlyste vir die kykNET-Rapport Boekresensent van die Jaar-toekennings 2017 bekendgemaak

Bitterkomix 17 Die Afrikaanse resensiebedryf kan homself op die skouer klop te oordeel na die gehalte van inskrywings wat vir vanjaar se kykNET-Rapport Boekresensent van die Jaar-wedstryd ontvang is. Die kortlyste is

50 Boerekosgeregte: krap maar in hierdie pot wat ’n voorwoord deur Dana Snyman bevat...

Kyk, as Dana Snyman die voorwoord skryf, dan weet jy… 50 Boerekosgeregte is 'n samestelling van resepte uit die kombuise van die Vrouelandbouvereniging van die Noord-Kaap. Krap maar in hierdie pot. Hier

Nielsen Booksellers Choice Award shortlist announced

The Nielsen Booksellers Choice Award is bestowed upon a local author for a South African published book that booksellers most enjoyed selling or that sold so well that it made