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Margot Bertelsmann

Local reading is lekker

Two self-published, South African women’s books? Perfect for lockdown reading – plus hear their thoughts on self-publishing

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Neesa Moodley

Born a Crime

This book should be compulsory reading in our high schools. Starting out with how Trevor is born illegally to a mixed couple during the apartheid years, Born a Crime takes you along on the improbable journey of a young coloured boy growing up in the township to the bright lights of New York City.

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Helena Opperman

The Volcano Lover

‘Every reference adds layer upon layer of meaning to the plot and Sontag’s interpretation of history.’

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Helena Opperman
Helena Opperman

Those Neglected Books

No income, no new books. I had to turn to my own bookcase and tackle those books I always wanted to read, but never did.

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