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Tag Archives | Sunday Times Literary Awards

Jenny’s Reads: Award Winners and More Books to Read

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So there we are. It’s done and it’s dusted and a great deal of bubbly has been consumed. Of course, I am talking (finally) about the Sunday Times Literary Awards. In case you haven’t heard, the prestigious Alan Paton Award went to Bongani Ngqulunga for The Man Who Founded the ANC: A Biography of Pixley […]

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Jenny’s Reads: Sunday Times Literary Awards Picks

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It’s not a late night – the Sunday Times Literary Awards shortlist announcements. The room, in an eyrie above Empire Road, was abuzz, though, because it’s an evening that rocks. And she saw me before I saw her. There’s no mistaking Yewande Omotoso. She is over six foot and she towers over me. “I haven’t […]

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Franschhoek Literary Festival 2015: Friday 15 May Events

Franschhoek Literary Festival 2015: Friday 15 May Events

Here is a list of all the amazing events you can look forward to at the Franschhoek Literary Festival this year! Because there are so many wonderful events we have decided to split them into 3 blogs (one for each day of the festival). 10h00-11h00 [1] Wielding Words (New School Hall) Darrel Bristow-Bovey (Superzero) discusses […]

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Franschhoek Literary Festival 2015

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The first Franschhoek Literary Festival took place in 2007 with two main objectives: *To bring together a broad cross-section of mostly South African English-speaking writers and a few distinguished authors from overseas, aiming to present quality events that inspire and inform. *To raise funds for local community and school libraries, for which the FLF Library […]

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