find out more about the authors

More on literary prizes in South Africa. This is a reference to more on the writers and their books that have been shortlisted for the 2015 Alan Paton Award and the Barry Ronge Fiction Prize. Five names you will find here. 

books shortlisted for literary awards

The South African paper Sunday Times has made known the shortlist for this year’s awards. Next month the winners will be announced. There are five books in the fiction section, and five books in the nonfiction department.  

uittreksel: df malan en die opkoms

D.F. Malan was one of the leading politicians during the days of Afrikaner dominance in the politics in South Africa. This year Lindie Koorts wrote an extensive biography on the man with the title “DF Malan en die opkoms van Afrikaner-nationalisme”.  In the meantime this book has been translated into English. Here you find a … Continue reading uittreksel: df malan en die opkoms