By Lindani Donyeli It was while a schoolboy in KwaNobuhle on the edge of Uitenhage that Ayanda Billie discovered writing as a means to express himself, and has recorded the … Read More
If books are to be judged on their first sentence, Jeanette Winterson’s The Stone Gods wins all the prizes. This new world weighs a yatto-gram.
Such a strange book, The Distance by Ivan Vladislavic. It’s about Muhammad Ali, told from the view of a boy growing up around Pretoria in the 1970s. A boy who … Read More
Boko Haram. Remember them. That they kidnapped and enslaved 276 school girls around this time of year – April 14 – six years ago. 112 are still missing. Those who … Read More
An essay on Windhoek titled The Last Ticket out of Town, clues us in. Rémy Ngamije’s writing is bold, witty, and incisive. Brash can be considered a further adjective, or, … Read More