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On Race 34 Conversations in a Time of Crisis

In On Race: 34 Conversations in a Time of Crisis, George Yancy brings together scholars to reflect on how race and racism have shaped their careers and intellectual work. The collection is a great example of how scholarly dialogue can contribute to pressing public debate, writes Leonardo Custódio, building bridges between personal experiences of racism and philosophical reflections on race and racism’s implications for everyday life, politics and social relations. ...Read More

Caine Prize syndrome stifling African creativity

Who should write about Africa? The question sounds oblique and not to the point. It reeks of serious condescension to a point of distraction bordering on the vile wish of squashing Africa into a singular monologue story. ...Read More

Nothing can replace the sentimental value of reading hardcopy books

For genuine book lovers, reading a book is extremely satisfying. Either reading for educational purposes or reading for pleasure, books have the ability to sharpen one’s intellect, arouse empathy and open a new window to the world. ...Read More

‘When Morning Comes’: a fine balance between fact and fiction

In her powerful debut novel, ‘When Morning Comes’, Arushi Raina brings alive the social, political and interpersonal turmoil of the 1976 Soweto Uprising in South Africa ...Read More

Must read books from Southern Africa

Southern African literature is recognised across the world due to its historical, cultural and political significance on global scale. ...Read More

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