South Africa has a turbulent history with a great diversity of people, people groups, ethnicities, races etcetera. Journalist and press lady Ferial Haffajee has written a book in which she examens the past and the present of South Africa. Maybe her next book will be : “What if there were no Indians in South Africa?”
At first I thought: a novel by a Cameroonian author translated from Spanish into English? What is the world coming to!? But then I discovered that this man, Inongo-vi-Makomè, really is from the Cameroons (Francophone and Anglophone), but he has been living in Barcelona (Spain) for many years already. The title of his book is ‘Natives’ … Continue reading an excerpt from cameroonian author
A book fair. Strange things can happen at a fair. It is normal that people buy a book. Or a publisher buys the rights for a translation. But in Khartoum the Sudanese authorities decided to confiscate books, most of them were published by an Egyptian publishing House. Let us hope those government workers were interested … Continue reading authorities confiscate books
The South Africa born writer Justin Cartwright answered questions. Questions on his latest book, that carries the title Up against the night. He studied the man carrying the name Piet Retief and his relationship to apartheid.