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So, for the Record: Behind the Headlines in an Era of State Capture

Anton Harber, So, for the Record: Behind the Headlines in an Era of State Capture (Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 2020)…

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Inside the Belly of the Beast: The Real Bosasa Story

Angelo Agrizzi, Inside the Belly of the Beast: The Real Bosasa Story ([N.p.]: Truth be Told Publishing, 2020) TWO…

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Lansdowne Dearest: My Family’s Story of Forced Removals

Bronwyn Davids, Lansdowne Dearest: My Family’s Story of Forced Removals (Cape Town: Kwela Books, 2020) THERE has been much…

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The Afrikaners: A Concise History

Hermann Giliomee, The Afrikaners: A Concise History (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 2020) THERE is much to be said for concise…

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IN MEMORY OF REV MXOLISI SONTI

In Memory of Rev Mxolisi Sonti (4 January 1978–22 December 2020) Rev Sonti was a dedicated member…

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Royal Society of Literature launches RSL International Writers

  Royal Society of Literature launches RSL International Writers Dear ANFASA Member On 30 November, the Royal Society…

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The Whistleblowers

Mandy Wiener, The Whistleblowers (Johannesburg: Macmillan, 2020) MANDY Wiener’s book needs no sub-title; and it is a scathing indictment…

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Foreign Native: An African Journey

R.W. Johnson, Foreign Native: An African Journey (Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 2020) LIBERAL social democrat is Bill Johnson’s self-description; and…

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Seven Votes: How WWII Changed South Africa Forever

Richard Steyn, Seven Votes: How WWII Changed South Africa Forever (Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 2020) SOUTH Africa’s decision to go…

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Prisoner 913: The Release of Nelson Mandela

Riaan de Villiers and Jan-Ad Stemmet, Prisoner 913: The Release of Nelson Mandela (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 2020) EVEN trees…

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