All posts tagged joburg

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.

Small Things by Nthikeng Mohlele

A history of shadows

JOSHUA MASEROW is impressed by Small Things, an abundantly strange and beguiling tale of failure by Nthikeng Mohlele.

Zukiswa Wanner

EXTRACT: London – Cape Town – Joburg by Zukiswa Wanner

A mother grieves over her dead son in this extract from the new novel by Zukiswa Wanner.

London – Cape Town – Joburg by Zukiswa Wanner

A tale of three cities

BONGANI KONA reviews London – Cape Town – Joburg, Zukiswa Wanner’s new novel, and discovers it’s a cracking read.

Jozi by Perfect Hlongwane

The city inside

BONGANI KONA reviews Jozi, a bleak portrait of inner-city life by Perfect Hlongwane.


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.

In Love's Place by Etienne van Heerden

Where the heart is

GARETH LANGDON reviews In Love’s Place by Etienne van Heerden — a satisfying and surprising South African novel.

Shadows by Novuyo Rosa Tshuma

The neighbour cries, but are we listening?

ALEXANDER MATTHEWS reviews Shadows, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma’s debut novella and short story collection.