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The Mail & Guardian has collected Zapiro cartoons that were…

The Top 10 Zapiro Cartoons of 2014

The Mail & Guardian has collected Zapiro cartoons that were viewed most on their site in 2014. These also feature in It's Code Red!, this …

Bruce Dennill recently interviewed Darrel Bristow-Bovey about his new book…

Darrel Bristow-Bovey: I Avoid "Relentless Show-offyness" and Make Honesty My First Priority in Writing

Bruce Dennill recently interviewed Darrel Bristow-Bovey about his new book One Midlife Crisis and a Speedo.

In the interview, Denhill asks about how Bristow-Bovey found writing …

"My boek gaan ook ’n bietjie oor waarom ’n mens…

Francois Smith gesels oor Kamphoer se hoofkarakter, Susan Nell (Plus: Video)

"My boek gaan ook ’n bietjie oor waarom ’n mens by sekere verhale aanklank vind, waarom die behoefte om spesifieke stories oor te vertel. In …

Damon Galgut, author of Arctic Summer, was interviewed by Alexander…

Damon Galgut Reveals Childhood Clues to His Writing Compulsion

Damon Galgut, author of Arctic Summer, was interviewed by Alexander Matthews for Aerodrome recently.

Matthews visited Galgut in his flat, and asked him about what inspired …

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Lwandile Fikeni Reviews The Reactive by Masande Ntshanga

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Sue Townsend Reviews It's a Black/White Thing by Donna Bryson

It's a Black/White Thing Verdict: carrot Donna Bryson has written a thought-provoking book. Given our obsession with race (and that’s what this book is all about), it should be mentioned that Bryson is an African

Elsabé du Toit resenseer ’n Huis vir Ester deur Carol Campbell

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"Is Journalism What it Used to Be?": Michael Schmidt in Conversation with Rian Malan at the Launch of Drinking with Ghosts

Launch: Drinking with Ghosts by Michael Schmidt   Max du Preez has described Michael Schmidt's Drinking with Ghosts: The Aftermath of Apartheid’s Dirty War by Michael Schmidt as "the best reporter's notebook I've ever read". At the launch

Listening to Distant Thunder: The Art of Peter Clarke Celebrates Both the Man and His Outlook

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Serge Raemaekers Calls for All-encompassing Action to Protect South Africa from Illegal Fishing

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