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

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.

Laurence Hamburger

10 QUESTIONS: Laurence Hamburger

Laurence Hamburger discusses his book, Frozen Chicken Train Wreck, a compilation of South African newspaper posters, and what it reveals about his fractured, complex country.


Snapshot of an urban Africa

Urbanist RASHIQ FATAAR reviews Afropolis, which explores the evolving nature of five African cities through a showcase of their media, art and narratives.

Reg Lascaris

THE READER: Reg Lascaris — ad man

“I don’t really read novels” — legendary South African ad man Reg Lascaris shares his reading favourites.

A Year in Photography

Picture this today

GARETH SMIT reviews A Year in Photography featuring Magnum’s iconic photography.