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Cannibalism as Food for Thought

Cannibalism as Food for Thought

This innovative book is an open invitation to a rich and copious meal of imagination, senses and desires. It argues that cannibalism is practised by all and sundry. In love or in hate, fear or fascination, purposefulness or indifference, individuals, cultures and societies are actively cannibalising and being cannibalised. The underlying message of: ‘Own up to your own cannibalism!’ is convincingly argued and richly substantiated.

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South African Poetry Presses

South African Poetry Presses

Recently, African Books Collective has grown, adding a wealth of poetry presses from South Africa. And through the Collective, the presses have a new platform to share literary voices from the region with global audiences. These presses are home to multiple voices, including those who are often side-lined, sharing stories of identity, marginalisation, history, and love – with all its complexities.

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Garfield Todd

Garfield Todd

The story of Garfield Todd in Central Africa starts in 1934. At the age of 26 he and his 23- year old wife, Grace and their adopted daughter, Alycen, came from New Zealand to the British self-governing colony of Southern Rhodesia to run the New Zealand Churches of Christ mission station at Dadaya in the Lundi Native Reserve near Shabani (Zvishavane).

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Interview with Brian Wafawarowa

Interview with Brian Wafawarowa

Brian Wafawarowa has a long history in publishing in South Africa. He was managing director at New Africa Books and has served as Chairperson of the Publishers Association of South Africa (PASA), the African Publishers Network (APNET) and is currently on the board of the International Publishers Association (IPA). He is active in publishing and has a new press, Lefa Publishing and Research Services. Brian talks here to Stephanie Kitchen of the International Africa Institute. 


 

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