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Credo Mutwa, 1921—2020, RIP

Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa, renowned traditional healer, author, artist and philosopher, has died at the age of ninety-eight. Mutwa died at…



The Johannesburg Review of Books Vol. 4, Issue 3

Vonani Bila • Ayanda Billie • Willem Anker • Angelo Fick • Rustum Kozain • Mukoma wa Ngugi • Carey…

[Sponsored] Cover reveal! Two Months, the new ‘must-read’ psychological thriller by Gail Schimmel

‘A must-read psychological thriller that will have you questioning every angle of “reality”. Unpredictable and compelling.’ – Angela Makholwa, bestselling author…

‘Nipple Hair’, a new poem by Genna Gardini

The Johannesburg Review of Books presents a new poem by Genna Gardini. ~~~ Nipple Hair I used to pluck a…

Harry Garuba, 1958—2020, RIP

Professor Harry Garuba, renowned academic, author and poet, has died, aged sixty-one. Garuba passed away on the evening of 28…

Shaun Johnson, 1959—2020, RIP

Shaun Johnson, award-winning author and renowned anti-apartheid journalist, has died, aged sixty. Johnson passed away suddenly on Monday, 24 February,…

The Johannesburg Review of Books Vol. 4, Issue 2

JM Coetzee • Fred Khumalo • Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin • Lebohang Mojapelo • Khadija Tracey Heeger • Khanya Mtshali •…

[Photo Editor] Original portraits of Lauren Beukes and Zapiro by Victor Dlamini

Victor Dlamini is The JRB’s Photo Editor. We feature his work on our Instagram channel. Visit this ten-year retrospective of his work. Visit victordlamini.com. Header…