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[The JRB Daily] George Saunders wins the 2017 Man Booker Prize for his novel Lincoln in the Bardo

American author George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for his…

Jennifer Malec

[The JRB Daily] South African Literary Awards shortlists announced

The 2017 South African Literary Awards shortlists have been announced, with nominees including Mohale Mashigo,…

Jennifer Malec

[The JRB Daily] Open call for applications for the Malba Writers Residency in Buenos Aires

Open call REM—Malba Writers Residence Annual application: From 5 October to 5 December, 2017 Residences:…

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[The JRB Daily] Exclusive preview: Bongani Madondo’s interview with Mandla Langa, co-author of Nelson Mandela’s Dare Not Linger

To mark the publication of Nelson Mandela’s Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years, which goes…

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[The JRB Daily] Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel Prize in Literature

English author Kazuo Ishiguro has won the Nobel Prize in Literature. The announcement was made…

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[The JRB Daily] Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o is the favourite to win the Nobel Prize in Literature—again

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o is odds-on favourite to win the Nobel Prize in Literature this week.…

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The Johannesburg Review of Books Vol. 1, Issue 6 (October 2017)

Welcome to the sixth issue of The Johannesburg Review of Books. Half a dozen and…

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Disrupting the solipsism of the personal photograph: Wamuwi Mbao reviews Teju Cole’s new book, Blind Spot

How streaked we are by what we see: Teju Cole is at his engrossing best…

Wamuwi Mbao

[Sponsored] Read an excerpt from Bare Ground—the debut novel from award-winning writer Peter Harris

Pan Macmillan SA is proud to present Bare Ground, the debut novel by acclaimed non-fiction…

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Professional writers need to be professional readers: Jennifer Malec chats to Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ about her debut novel, Stay With Me

Jennifer Malec sat down with Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ at the recent Open Book Festival in Cape…

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