2019 in 50 Books

A short review of the 50 books I read in 2019. Hope you enjoy!

Feminism Is at the Open Book Festival 2018

This year's Open Book Festival in Cape Town has, as usual, an amazing line up of writers and public intellectuals coming together to talk about literature, politics, and many other things. The festival takes place from 5 - 9 September in Cape Town. This year the Open Book Festival team has given amazing support to… Continue reading Feminism Is at the Open Book Festival 2018

Franschhoek Literary Festival this weekend

I'm really excited to be heading to Franschhoek Literary Festival this weekend. I've been to the festival a few times, but this will be the first time I'll be on a panel - and what an exciting group of women I'll be on it with. Come through Friday 18 May 10am Travellers Lodge Feminism in… Continue reading Franschhoek Literary Festival this weekend

Short story 2: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Cell One

Lucky I started ahead of time because it's already more than two weeks since my birthday, and I haven't gotten around to reading any more short stories. I did, however, read Marlene Van Niekerk's Agaat which absolutely blew my mind, and was over 600 pages long. So, I don't feel too bad. Second story - one… Continue reading Short story 2: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Cell One