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Footnotes, August 2021: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye. …

15 themes on feminism From Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Saqi Mehta rounds up key takeaways from the Nigerian author’s latest.

Stephen King’s The Shining wins Colorado

I’m from Colorado… and it’s hard to dispute that King’s The Shining is the most famous book set in that state. No …

Richard Poplak snacks on biscuits at the Old Reserve Bank

Biscuits as “the sacramental bread of austerity” is worth the click alone. Poplak’s at his best when he’s on the edge of …

Forbes Africa’s feature on SA comics, on shelves now

Forbes Africa has a major feature on SA comics, including Lauren Beukes’ and Dale Halvorsen’s Survivor’s Club. Check it!

Interview with Nadia Davids

Africa is a Country talks to Nadia Davids about her plays, novel, writing and life in Cape Town. Nice piece.

Tymon Smith reviews new Craig Williamson book

Spy: Uncovering Craig Williamson by Jonathan Ancer is in the spotlight at the Sunday Times.