what reaches the world

Here is another story about the many stories coming from Africa. This time the focus is on South Africa. It is clear that a writer in Cairo is working in a different context than his fellow-writer in Maputo. Let us not put them all together on one pile, labelled ‘African writing’. There is too much diversity on the continent.
The South African writer Ivan Vladislavic shares his thoughts.

Ivan Vladislavic

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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