Books

Jonathan Ball Publishers to publish Sisonke Msimang memoir

Jonathan Ball Publishers has won a fierce bidding battle for Sisonke Msimang’s memoir and first book, acquiring Southern African rights from agent Isobel Dixon at Blake Friedmann, London. Jonathan Ball will...
Sol T Plaatje

Conversing across a century with thinker, author and politician Sol T Plaatje

by Bhekizizwe Peterson, University of the Witwatersrand Sol T. Plaatje is a fairly familiar name in South Africa. Born Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje on 9 October 1876, he is often remembered as one...

The Exclusive Books Pan-African Reading Lounge and Reading Room at Windybrow Heritage House

The Windybrow Arts Centre will become Johannesburg’s newest hub for the advancement of Pan-African literature. In a ground-breaking partnership between the Market Theatre Foundation and Exclusive Books, the Windybrow Arts Centre will...

BOOK REVIEW: Craig Williamson – The spy who came in for apartheid

Apartheid spy Craig Williamson (far right). ...

Hardly Working: A Travel Memoir of Sorts by Zukiswa Wanner

Ten years after her first book was published, Zukiswa Wanner leaves her Nairobi home on an adventure-filled road trip with her partner and son. Travelling by road to the southernmost country...

Black Pen: Black Women Writers Group

Black Pen: Black Women Writers Group is a group for Black Women (African/Caribbean) who love creative writing. Creative genres and formats may include: fiction, poetry, prose, short stories, science-fiction, drama etc. Founded...

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