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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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In the Maghreb, there is an urgent need to structure the book sector

In the Maghreb, there is an urgent need to structure the book sector

On the occasion of the 25thedition of the Maghreb book fair in Paris, literary critic Kenza Sefrioui highlights the publishing situation in the north of the continent.

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