NB Publishers sells overseas rights to a number of South African books, including The President’s Keepers, Being Kari and The Quiet Violence of Dreams


The South African Publishing House NB Publishers has made a good move in selling the rights to several books. The market is growing and there is a good interest in books coming from the South African soil. One of the hits is the journalistic account of the men surrounding former president Jacob Zuma. Jacques Pauw … Continue reading NB Publishers sells overseas rights to a number of South African books, including The President’s Keepers, Being Kari and The Quiet Violence of Dreams

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

interview with marianne thamm


Marianne Thamm is a South African writer and a few other activities are done by her. The magazine AERODROME asked her a few questions and she politely replied with answers. I did not find the time of publication of these questions and answers, but that could be due to an early end of my search.