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Colour Me Yellow | Biography

‘I hated being pregnant with you. I used to cry the whole day. I hated carrying you in my stomach.’  Thuli Nhlapo grew up constantly hearing these words from her mother. She was seven years old when she realised that no one called her by name. Known as "Yellow”, she was bullied at home and at school.  Fearing that she had a terrible disease, she withdrew into herself. Years later, Thuli is still haunted by her childhood experiences. She...

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Firepool | Current Affairs & Issues

Hedley Twidle

Firepool is a chronicle of South Africa in the ‘second transition’ – one in which the foundations of the post-apartheid settlement are questioned in all kinds...

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Hoë hakke met hoogwater | Fiction

Jacolet van den Berg

Three strangers knocked down by life – Simoné, Andrea and Maggie – are thrown together by fate: Simoné suspects her boyfriend is stealing from their surf shop;...

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The Wretched of the Earth | Biography

"What was the point of fighting if nothing was really destined to change?" In this international classic, Frantz Fanon examines the traumatic effects of...

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Sapphire 3-in-1 | Romance & Sagas

Cheryl Ntumy , Tshego Monaisa , Mokopi Shale

    “. . . if love happened to come along, she would welcome it. As long as the man who came with it was willing to play by her rules.”     Beauty...

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Latest News

03 November 2015
R.I.P Johan van Wyk

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02 November 2015
Nathan Trantraal wins Ingrid Jonker Prize

Nathan Trantraal, with his debut Chokers en survivors (Kwela), was recently announced the winner of the Ingrid Jonker Prize 2015.

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Author Focus

Niq Mhlongo

Niq Mhlongo was born in 1973 in Soweto. He has a BA from the University of the Witwatersrand, with majors in African Literature and Political Studies. His first...

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