Author Archives: mignon

Face2Face launches Being a woman in Cape Town: telling your story

Face2Face is happy to publish Being a Woman in Cape Town: telling your story, in collaboration with WOMAN ZONE (edited by Nancy Richards and Carol du Toit). The beautiful cover image is the ‘Harvest’ mural by faith47. The book came out of live storytelling sessions, where 13 ordinary – but inspirational – women told their […]

Face2Face launches ‘girl on the edge’ by Ruth Carneson

Sex, politics, drugs, and rock & roll. All this and more is described by “struggle child” Ruth Carneson in her moving memoir girl on the edge, published by Face2Face, an imprint of Cover2Cover Books in Cape Town. Carneson is the daughter of Fred and Sarah Carneson, who were prominent South African Communist Party activists. Her […]

Dystopia

Electioneering promises! It was said that during the elections after the independence of what is now Namibia, one political party promised, “Vote for us – and it will rain.” What a hope for a drought-ridden land! Africa has seen a number of recent national elections and South Africa will endure one next year. All political […]

David Rattray Foundation’s schools excited about Harmony High books

Two schools, that form part of the FunDza Literacy Trust’s Popularising Reading programme, are so excited about the Harmony High books. Mrs Sibiya of Siyanda Secondary School said that she can hardly get the books registered before the learners try to take them away to read. She said that the school used the theme of […]