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Sixolile Mbalo

EXTRACT: Dear Bullet by Sixolile Mbalo

An extract from Sixolile Mbalo’s harrowing memoir.

Dear Bullet by Sixolile Mbalo

Scorched memories

Gareth Langdon reviews the memoir Dear Bullet in which Sixolile Mbalo remembers a harrowing assault.

Opposite Mandela by Tony Leon

EXTRACT: Opposite Mandela by Tony Leon

Tony Leon recalls the strained relationship between President Mandela and FW de Klerk in this extract from his new book.

Margie Orford

WORK/LIFE: Margie Orford — crime novelist

The author of the bestselling Clare Hart crime novels discusses her working life.

Alex Boraine

EXTRACT: What’s Gone Wrong? by Alex Boraine

Alex Boraine on the ANC’s fetishisation of power.

What's Gone Wrong? by Alex Boraine

At the precipice

CRAIG LAURENCE is impressed by What’s Gone Wrong?, Alex Boraine’s meticulously argued analysis of the state of South Africa.