Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
My first introduction to Comrade Nadine was through her writing during my student activist days in the mid-1970s and later when I was serving five years on Robben Island as a political prisoner from 1979 to 1984. Her writing struck me so powerfully as it spoke of the lived experiences of people like me fighting
Friday, February 4th, 2011
NEWSWEEK ’s Christopher Dickey chats with the octogenarian author and activist who refused to go home when protests in Cairo turned violent .
Monday, December 20th, 2010
Novelist (and New School professor) Siddhartha Deb in an interview with Jeffrey Errington for The Quarterly Conversation:
Thursday, June 3rd, 2010
‘… The problem isn’t really the stories that are being told or which stories are being told. The problem really is the terms of humanity that we’re willing to bring to complicate every story.’ A recent comment...
Sunday, November 29th, 2009
The Gulf newspaper, The National, has a profile on “the South African giant of contemporary literature” JM Coetzee in which, unsurprisingly, other people does all the talking. It also rehashes all the familiar controversies of the last...