Watch author Sicelo Kula discuss his debut novel, ‘Taking chances’, with Deon Meyer at the Book Lounge.
“POWERS OF THE KNIFE : Shadow Chasers, Book 1 by Bontle Senne (Cover2Cover 2016) Fascinating! Set in today’s world where the Trouble Gurlz reckon they rule the school and taxi drivers rule much of the rest, Nom has a magic knife which sets her (with her friend Zithembe) in opposition to the shadows. They come […]
It’s all good and proper for people to write grand novels that win them awards. My hat goes off to all the writers who attend book festivals and hold tedious talks that are essentially about how intelligent they are. I’m all for Nobel Laureates being guest lectures at prestigious universities and having seminars on post-apartheid, […]
A Scathing History of Umkhonto we Sizwe -Jacob Dlamini MANY have been wondering why South Africans insist on telling the story of Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), the military wing of the African National Congress (ANC), in the heroic mode when, in truth, the country would be better served if the story were told in the […]
May I have this Dance… by Connie Manse Ngcaba, published by Face2Face (an imprint of Cover2Cover Books) has just been named an Honor Book for 2016 by the Children’s Africana Book Awards Committee, based in the United States. Connie has been invited to attend the awards ceremony at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art […]