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Judith Mason

THE READER: Judith Mason

One of South Africa’s leading contemporary artists discusses the reads that have inspired her.

Damon Galgut

Novel Questions

Damon Galgut discusses the weird compulsion of writing fiction



A visit to the studio of South Africa’s best-loved cartoonist.

Geoff Dyer - Photo by Jason Oddy

Geoff in Joburg: an interview with Mr Dyer

In a wide-ranging interview, Geoff Dyer tells SIMON VAN SCHALKWYK about language, writing and a sense of place.

Joel Pollak

10 QUESTIONS: Joel B. Pollak

The senior editor-at-large of Breitbart News discusses his book on the Tea Party, Wacko Birds.

Jonathan Jansen

In the classroom

SARAH LAURENCE chats to university rector and education expert Professor Jonathan Jansen about his book, written with Molly Blank — How to Fix South Africa’s Schools.

Nancy Richards

THE READER: Nancy Richards

Nancy Richards is the much-loved presenter of SAfm Literature — the country’s premier radio show about books and all things literary.

Ivan Vladislavic

Building with words

CHRISTINE EMMETT chats to acclaimed writer and editor Ivan Vladislavić about his passionate and painstaking approach to constructing fiction.