The shocking story at the centre of When the Village Sleeps is as heartbreaking as it is - ultimately - full of hope.
The student authors wrote about their lives during lockdown, and their stories were published in a book that now informs their university’s syllabus.
Undocumented for decades, black South African feminists are increasingly visible. The essays in Surfacing present 22 leading thinkers.
According to a new book, the friendships among women in the novel reveal its author Sol T. Plaatje’s view of effective political struggle.
Even in a world where 99% of the male population is dead, patriarchy is still a very comfortable pair of shoes and very easy to slip into.
With humility that belied his global stature, his laugh came easily, and his generous storytelling taught lessons that his students grew into for many years after he shared them.
Political books touches a certain chord in South African society that makes them bestsellers.