Monthly Archives: November 2017

Prof Jansen’s ‘As By Fire’ generates Heat

What are the real roots of the student protests of 2015 and 2016? Is it actually about fees? Why did so many protests turn violent? Where is the government while the buildings burn, and do the students know how to … Continue reading

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The super spy you love to hate

What a thoughtful review of Spy by Robyn Sassen! My View YOU WILL BE hard-pressed to pause in Jonathan Ancer’s critical biography of one of apartheid’s most notorious spies, Craig Williamson, once you start reading. From the start, this book … Continue reading

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A book about the unspeakable, the unthinkable, and the unimaginable

Sue Brown’s memoir The Twinkling of an Eye tells the story of a small boy with a giant heart. By JONATHAN ANCER. Continue reading

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