‘The constraint is a liberation,’ says film producer Tessa Ross, whose leadership of the Baileys judges for 2017 is honoring women fiction writers from around the world.
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 has a major feature on SA comics, including Lauren Beukes’ and Dale Halvorsen’s Survivor’s Club. Check it!
Imbolo Mbue has won the 2017 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for her debut novel Behold the Dreamers.
South African author Diane Awerbuck has been shortlisted for the 2017 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. The shortlist includes 21 from stories, chosen …
The New Yorker’s March 20th fiction piece is a previously unpublished story by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
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The longlist for the Sunday Times Alan Paton Award for non-fiction has been announced.
The 2017 Barry Ronge Fiction Prize longlist has been announced.
The harrowing story of how the work of a dissident writer made it out of North Korea.
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UK readers, you have a nice surprise coming. No, not Brexit, FEVER, by Deon Meyer. Reminiscent of THE STAND and THE PASSAGE. …
13 books from 11 different languages have been longlisted for the Man Booker international prize. The Guardian reports that books from Europe dominate the longlist, alongside two Israeli novels, and one apiece from China and Argentina.
Jonathan Ball Publishers has won a fierce bidding battle for Sisonke Msimang’s memoir and first book, Always Another Country.
Nelson Mandela: The Authorised Comic was first published by Jonathan Ball Publishers back in 2008. Now Constable have cleverly bought all language rights still available, and will publish in English in the UK and Commonwealth.