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Orania by Michael Hammond & Hanlie Retief

EXTRACT: Orania

Michael Hammond’s photographs offer a vivid portrait of the controversial Afrikaner “homeland”.

Zahira Asmal

THE READER: Zahira Asmal

Design advocate Zahira Asmal shares her reading favourites.

Bettie Page Book Cover

10 QUESTIONS: Petra Mason

Cultural historian Petra Mason discusses the allure of the late Bunny Yeager’s iconic pinup photography as showcased in her books Bunny Yeager’s Darkroom and the upcoming Bettie Page: Queen of Curves.

Nadia Davids | Photograph by John Gutierrez

Past tense, future hopes

GARETH LANGDON chats to Nadia Davids about her exquisite debut novel, An Imperfect Blessing, which unpeels the hope and turbulence of a Cape Town in transition.

100 Good Ideas: Celebrating 20 Years of Democracy

EXTRACT: 100 Good Ideas

From a pop-up desert community to a renowned composer, these are some of the things that make South Africa great.

Laura Stickney

10 Questions: Laura Stickney

The Pelican Books editor discusses the resurrection of the famous non-fiction imprint which is back on bookshop shelves after a 30-year hiatus.

The Round House by Louise Erdrich

In pursuit of justice

TARAH CHILDES reviews The Round House, the National Book Award-winning novel by Louise Erdrich.

Tony Lankester

THE READER: Tony Lankester

“Books are to expand my mind and take me to places I wouldn’t normally go,” says Tony Lankester, CEO of the National Arts Festival, as he shares the reads that have inspired him.