A Thousand Tales of Johannesburg

Harry Kalmer questions what it means to be human in his latest novel, In ‘n land sonder voëls (Afrikaans)

Earlier this year, Penguin Random House published Harry Kalmer’s latest novel in Afrikaans – In ’n land sonder voëls. 

2018 City Press Tafelberg Nonfiction Award finalists announced

The five finalists for the prestigious City Press Tafelberg Nonfiction Award have been revealed! The biennial prize is awarded to a new …

Harry Kalmer and Bongani Ngqulunga win 2018 Sunday Times Literary Awards

The winners of the 2018 Sunday Times Literary Awards were announced on Saturday.

Read an excerpt from A Thousand Tales of Johannesburg, Harry Kalmer’s ode to the city

“There was no cream in the fridge. She looked at her watch. The Spar in Kitchener Avenue and the Pick n Pay in Darras Centre would both be shut.

“She sent an SMS to Bosman: Bring sour cream.”