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The Johannesburg Review of Books Vol. 1, Issue 1 (May 2017)

We are delighted to present the first issue of The Johannesburg Review of Books—comprising almost twenty reviews, essays, articles, stories,…

New poetry by Rustum Kozain: ‘When I write’

When I write Prose poem Rustum Kozain When I write, I am aware of how meaningless and ineffectual the activity…

Rest in Power, Pa Kojo: Paying tribute to Kojo Laing

Ghanaian novelist and poet B Kojo Laing passed away on Thursday, 20 April 2017 in Ghana. The JRB gathered tributes…

Two original portraits by Victor Dlamini: Binyavanga Wainaina and Niq Mhlongo

Victor Dlamini is The JRB’s Photo Editor. We feature his work on our Instagram channel. ~~~ Author Binyavanga Wainaina, photographed…