It was many years ago I visited Maiduguri and on a seperate occasion I visited Daniel and Kathleen who worked in Gwoza. We had a strenuous (for me) hike in the hills trying to reach a place from which we could see neighbouring Cameroons. This all came to my mind while reading this book on … Continue reading review DIE HÖLLE VON INNEN:


How many books I have seen that tell the story of a mother (or a father) in an intercultural or interreligious marriage that is left without the children after a breakup of the marriage? I do not know.  This book is one of those stories about love and children and a breakup. It is set … Continue reading review AUCH OHNE MEINE KINDER

EXTRACT | Tracy Going’s searing memoir, Brutal Legacy

A relationship that is not the highlight of your life. It happened to Tracy Going, a well known media personality. She discovered that the relationship that she has entered turned into an abusive relationship. She wrote a heartbreaking book about it. Here you find an extract. 

Listen: Tracy Going discusses Brutal Legacy with Eusebius McKaiser

The famous South African broadcaster Tracy Going has published a book on her life and her relationship. Earlier I have paid attention to the publication of this book. Now you can listen here to an interview with Tracy Going. 

Book launch | Marianne Thamms’ De Ondraaglijke Blankheid van het Bestaan

The days of apartheid is still a source of writing. One of the latest in the long long line is the South African writer and journalist Marianne Thamm, who has taken a deep and long look at her own background.  Her father was a German, with a nazi background. Her mother hailed from Portugal and … Continue reading Book launch | Marianne Thamms’ De Ondraaglijke Blankheid van het Bestaan