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The Johannesburg Review of Books Vol. 5, Issue 1 (February 2021)

18/02 | Wamuwi Mbao, Lidudumalingani, Efemia Chela, Stephen Langtry, Lebohang Mojapelo, Kopano Maroga, Simon van Schalkwyk, Sanya Osha, Louisa (...)

To move about in an unkind world under the mark of racial blackness—Wamuwi Mbao reviews (...)

18/02 | Wamuwi Mbao reviews Rešoketšwe Manenzhe’s novel Scatterlings, winner of the 2020 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award. ScatterlingsRešoketšwe (...)

[Sponsored] Read an excerpt from Catherine Menon’s Fragile Monsters, a spellbinding debut about (...)

18/02 | Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from Catherine Menon’s debut Fragile Monsters, a thrilling novel of war (...)

Poetry as a short circuit in the machine of communication—Lidudumalingani talks to Simon van (...)

18/02 | Guest City Editor Lidudumalingani talks to Academic Editor Simon van Schalkwyk about identity, memory, psychogeography, and his new (...)

African literature should be free to remain ‘a question to itself’—Lebohang Mojapelo reviews The (...)

18/02 | In The Rise of the African Novel, Mukoma Wa Ngugi traces the way African literature has been a space to...

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18/02 | Intelligence Isn’t Enough: A Black Professional’s Guide to Thriving in the Workplace will empower young Black graduates entering the (...)

‘You can have all the cathedrals’—Raven Leilani chats to Efemia Chela about her debut novel, (...)

18/02 | Contributing Editor Efemia Chela speaks to Raven Leilani about desire, contradictions, intimacy, and her debut novel Luster. (...)

A Cape tragedy—Stephen Langtry reviews Martin Plaut’s new book Dr Abdullah Abdurahman : South (...)

18/02 | Whether we have learnt from the story of Dr Abdullah Abdurahman remains to be seen, writes Stephen Langtry. Martin (...)

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18/02 | Brent Meersman ruminates on the power of a good novel. Meersman’s new book Rattling the Cage: Reflections On Democratic South Africa (...)

New poetry by Kopano Maroga, from Jesus Thesis and Other Critical Fabulations

18/02 | The Johannesburg Review of Books presents new poetry by Kopano Maroga, from their volume Jesus Thesis and Other Critical (...)

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