Years after the abolition of apartheid there is still a hot debate on the matter of race in South Africa. Preferential treatment or equal treatment? What simmers underneath the surface? The writer Eusebius McKaiser has written a book on this topic. Here you find some more information on this book.
The wise jury could not make a decision, not a choice between the two writers. So the Académie française has given the Grand Prix to two writers, one from Tunesia and the other from Algeria. Their names are Hédi Kaddour and Boualem Sansal.
The Zimbabwean writer Shimmer Chinodya recently made a discovery. He was going through his shelves and he discovered an interview he gave 25 years ago. Read more about this discovery and how its reflects on the future that has become a present.
The American / Nigerian writer Nnedi Okorafor is at present in South Africa for another session of meet the reader, and meet the future reader. Here you find put together some information on her latest book BINTI.
Two ladies recently did win a literary prize for writers from KwaZulu-Natal. Their names are Carol Campbell and Z.P. Dala. Here they give their comments on receiving their prizes.