Books
05 February 2009
There is an otherness to the writing of the Chinese author Yiyun Li, a sense that her fiction is different from what we...
Books
27 November 2008
Anita Shreve is a phenomenon. A bestselling author of literary fiction and former Oprah Book Club pick, she is also a...
Books
04 September 2008
Sport - what is it good for? Is it a distraction from the process of reflection and political action? A representation...
Books
14 August 2008
Bethan Roberts's second novel is a meditative, sensual and largely restrained piece of writing that is set in rural...
International Politics
08 November 2007
Marlene van Niekerk's debut novel, 1994's Triomf, was a portrait of a dirt-poor family living in a white township in...