Shortly after Richard Rive finished this book, he was stabbed to death near his house in Cape Town. Cape Town was the town of his life. He lived there, his books reflect the town and especially the places where he lived and worked. I wonder if his book and the story it tells about his … Continue reading EMERGENCY CONTINUED

Albie Sachs in conversation

Some years ago I read the book written by Fatima Meer about Nelson Mandela. Now Fatima Meer herself is the subject of a new book. Her daughter Shamim has written this book and in South Africa there are now several occasions for a launch of this book. At this one Albie Sachs is present as … Continue reading Albie Sachs in conversation