Fresh voices: 50 writers you should read now

A British newspaper has written an extensive article on important writers from all over the world. Some of these 50 writers come from Africa and have already some name for themselves. 

Adichie wins Barnes & Nobel award

The numbers of books you sell is an indication of the appreciation by your readers and maybe these readers influence other readers to buy your books.  A literary prize is another way of appreciating a book. This year the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has received a literary award, presented by Barnes & Nobel. In … Continue reading Adichie wins Barnes & Nobel award

By the book: Perfect Hlongwane

At times the series By The Book crosses the Kenyan border and moves to another country. This time the direction is south, very south. By the book asks some questions and the South African writer Perfect Hlongwane suppllies the answer on his favourite books, the books that have influenced him and other book related questions. … Continue reading By the book: Perfect Hlongwane

review of COBRA

As far as I know books by Deon Meyer are not just books about a police corps and a criminal. There are lines to the political scene, the banking scene, the tech scene, the scene where alcohol flows freely. The story of COBRA starts at the famous Franschhoek in South Africa. This is apart of … Continue reading review of COBRA