Is South African literature perceived as insular?

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor michael barron melville houseSouth Africa is a hotbed of literature, with many writers (two of them received the Nobel Prize for Literature), literary festivals, publishing houses and many readers and critics. But how is the connection with the other countries on the continent? How is the connection with the other continents? Is South Africa going its own way in splendid isolation? Publisher Michael Barron talks about it in this interview


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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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