Browsing: writer

We spent time with the award winning, internationally recognised author, Henrietta Rose-Innes before the launch of her latest novel Green Lion at our beloved Love Books in Joburg. Constantine is a suave, handsome, yet socially stunted protagonist living in Henrietta’s imagined Cape Town, where a fence separates the city from the mountain.…

Colder days have reached our hemisphere again and snuggling up in the winter afternoon sun will be calling for far off lands, love stories and some action and adventure thrown in there just for good measure. I thought I would share some of the titles that have crossed my bedside…

The guys at Umuzi Publishers have been telling me about the remarkable Fred Strydom and his debut novel; The Raft, for months now. So imagine my delight when asked to do the conversation with him on the evening of his book launch which was held at the always lovely, perfectly…

Art-Movie-Book recently spent the day in studio with Alastair Thomas, the lead singer of the band ShortStraw. We felt it would be a good idea to feature Alastair, because he seems to be like one of those Russian stacking dolls, the ones that, in this case, reveal another talent hidden…

I don’t think Gerard Bester ever stops…creating, performing, teaching, parenting…It just seems like he is always busy with something. Art-Movie-Book spent some time with Gerard during the rehearsal process for Cenotaph of Dan Wa Moriri performed by the brilliant Toni Miyambo, presented at the So Solo Festival held at WITS…

There is nothing more wonderful than meeting a ridiculously talented person, who fills the space with absolute unassuming humility. Jaco van Schalkwyk is one of those rare specimens. He not only launched his debut novel The Alibi club a few days ago, but is also a highly regarded conceptual Artist,…