The black bird is a nice bird with a clear voice. BlackBirdBooks is a new imprint of the South African Publishing House Jacana. With this new imprint the publisher wants to focus on black readers (others not excluded) with stories from their own background. Thabiso Mahlape is heading this new venture and she gives a … Continue reading new narratives need a showing
This is a wonderful idea. You buy a book at the special price of Rand 20 and you give this book to someone who is not so familiar with reading, or who does not have the money to buy a book. This campaign is an attempt by multiple parties to encourage people to pick up … Continue reading invest in a stranger
Often there is a relationship between books and politicians. Some books have influenced history and the politics to go with it. Some books have been banned by politicians. But what does a politician read? Patricia de Lille is the Mayor of Cape Town, South Africa. What does she read?