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The Wanderers

Phakamile Maseti, growing in the small Eastern Cape town of Queenstown decides to join the anti-apartheid struggle in the late seventies and went into exile in the early eighties, leaving behind a woman

Why We Read

Listen to The Book Lounge podcast, A Reader's Community, interview Mphuthumi Ntabeni on his new novel  The Wanderers. Why We Read with Mphuthumi NtabeniMphuthumi Ntabeni

Echoes of Eternity

Whenever I arrive on a new place I look forward to discovering it with my feet. This is why I was rather disappointed when it rained the whole week of our arrival for

My African Top Reads of 2020

By African Reads I mean books written by people who were born or live in Africa. 10. Tata Sikuxolele by Thembisile Kundlwana won the Sanlam Literary Prize 2019 for Youth Literature. The is