The books were present and readers and publishers from different countries. The Book Fair was held in Cairo, Egypt and many , many people turned up. Here you find comments form three publishers, from outside Egypt, who talk about the importance and the possibilities of fairs like this. And you a bit of info on … Continue reading when cairo calls
Paul Morris did fight in Angola in those old days, when the South African Defence Force tried to eliminate opponents of the apartheid regime. Paul did some rethinking and cycling, took his peddlemachine to his former warzone. And he wrote a book about it, “Back to Angola”. Now a South African, Shani Haricharan, who took a … Continue reading thank you, dear comrade paul
I see two opposing trends. On the one hand I see a stress on the local situation in which people live. A movement of more political power for a small entity. On the other hand globalisation is getting stronger and stronger. In so many houses objects from all over the world have found a place. … Continue reading these immigrants
Here is the third issue of the online literary magazine Lawino. You will encounter stories and poetry and other things literary. Just take some time to browse this magazine.
Do you remember the last time you sat in a waitingroom in a hospital. Not feeling well, waiting for a testresult, fearing the dreaded line. Bronwyn Law-Viljoen wrote a short story about a waitingroom and the lady who came to sit next to her.
Together these two man wrote one book. It dos not happen very often that two people write a book together. Some couples write many books together, like Nicci French and the Swedish duo Sjöwall and Wahlöö. All books on crime. So this is what these man from South Africa did as well, write a book … Continue reading 10 questions: ken barris and michael cope