Tag: Literature

It wasn’t cricket

Ashwin Desai’s book Reverse Sweep: A Story of South African Cricket Since Apartheid opens with…

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The danger of a single author

You might expect unbridled enthusiasm from literature professors for the “One Book, One New York”…

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The uncompromising Zoë Wicomb

Zoe Wicomb is unquestionably among the most significant and widely-read literary interpreters of South Africa.…

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Art in dark times

The Art of Life in South Africa is about an art school, Ndaleni, in what…

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Crime in South Africa

The cover and title of the journalist Don Pinnock’s Gang Town seem to promise a sensational tour…

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