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[The JRB Daily] 2017 Africa Centre Artists In Residency shortlists announced

The Africa Centre has announced the shortlists for the 2017 Artists In Residency programmes, including The JRB Contributing Editor Efemia Chela. The…

Three poems by Shailja Patel

The Johannesburg Review of Books presents three poems by Shailja Patel. Syllabus Note O leftist men who heart critiques of Hillary and…

Letter: Translating Augustine—Sarah Ruden responds to David van Schoor

Sarah Ruden responds to David van Schoor’s letter, published in our January issue, addressing Ruden’s response to Van Schuur’s review…

Hugh Ramapolo Masekela, legendary jazz musician, RIP

Hugh Ramapolo Masekela, one of South Africa’s most celebrated and pioneering musicians, has died in Johannesburg. Masekela had been fighting…

[Sponsored] First look at Knucklebone, the debut novel from Nechama Brodie

Nechama Brodie’s debut novel Knucklebone will be published by Pan Macmillan in February! The book comes highly recommended by Sarah…