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Books

From Apartheid to Now: Best Books on South Africa

These ten books will shed light on the complex history of South Africa, and the ways in which apartheid continues to hinder the country and its people.

Books

A Reader’s Guide to J.M. Coetzee

While J.M. Coetzee - author of The Schooldays of Jesus - has retired from his academic career, he shows no signs of slowing down his literary one.

Books

Mzansi Reads: 5 of the Best Novels Set in South Africa

Learn about South Africa's rich history and culture through fiction, from the work of J.M. Coetzee to Nadine Gordimer and beyond.

Writing

Justine van der Leun on Writing We Are Not Such Things

'We Are Not Such Things' was supposed to be a history of the '93 murder of Amy Biehl in South Africa, but it quickly became something much larger.

Culture

Laurence Fishburne Takes on Nelson Mandela 'Mandiba' Role

The upcoming BET miniseries, ‘Mandiba,’ has found its Nelson Mandela in Laurence Fishburne.

Illustrations

Advantage, Ashe: A Tennis Legend’s Memoir for the U.S. Open

Arthur Ashe was instrumental in raising awareness about HIV and AIDS, but his activism against apartheid in South Africa is his primary non-tennis legacy and the main focus of his memoir, Days of Grace.