kamel daoud: ce qui me fait peur


The Algerian writer Kamel Daoud draws lines from the attack on the World Trade Center in New York (9/11) and the attack on the editorial office of the Parisian magazine Charlie Hebdo.  The writer himself is the victim of an islamic attack on his life. A salafist leader pronounced a fatwa on Kamel.  

we need new stories (1)


Right at the beginning of her story the writer, Rachel Hamada, singles out middle-aged white men, who adorn western bookshelves with travelbooks. Well, here she lost me a bit, for on my bookshelves I have travelbooks not written by middle-aged white men. Just make a sterotype and continue with your story. Maybe she is over-estimating … Continue reading we need new stories (1)

free the fiction


Are you interested in South African Books ? Here you have a chance to get some free books. You have to hurry, but you have the chance to get one of three different titles. Let me give you the titles and writers: Sunderland by Ken Barris and Michael Cope and The Unsaid by Richard de Nooy.