Finuala Dowling’s fifth novel captures the tragicomic absurdities of universities grappling with change.
Category Archives: REVIEWS
A powerful portrait of the immigrant experience: “On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous” reviewed
This is easily one of the best debut novels of the year: an unflinching, lyrical dissection of tragedy and trauma — large and small.
Richly varied and highly entertaining: “History Matters” reviewed
A richly varied and highly entertaining new collection of pieces by Bill Nasson showcases the breadth, consistency and versatility of one of our leading historians.
The power of quiet attention: “Mzansi Zen” reviewed
Antony Osler’s new book – a patchwork of poetry, parable and memory – offers a gentle reminder of the power of embracing the present.
Fracking scary: a review of “Unearthed”
Jolyn Minnaar’s carefully researched and beautifully shot doccie shows how fracking will have devastating consequences for the Karoo and those who live in it.