New Arrivals 24th to 30th of January 2019

157pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2018. R210
Jesmane Boggenpoel writes about her experience as a Coloured woman of South Africa.

"My Blood Divides and Unites is an honest and inspirational exploration of personal healing, with universal relevance and insights that can accelerate peace and reconciliation in our world." Julia Navy Hildesley, Professor of the Practice and Executive Director, Stanford University's Change Leadership for Sustainability Program

"A powerful account of a woman befriending her past, identity and self. This story will inspire you to keep dreaming of a society that embraces diversity in our quest to build a caring, reconciled community of nations." Futhi Mtoba, Trustee, Nelson Mandela Foundation, Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative Fellow

Chartered Accountant Jesmane Boggenpoel is a former Head of Business Engagement for Africa at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. She holds a Master's degree from Harvard University's JFK School of Government and is a Harvard Mason fellow.

Self published.
237pp., paperback, Pitermaritzburg, 2018. R105
isiXhosa dictionary
Duka (M.) MATTHEW GONIWE ON A SOUTH AFRICAN FRONTIER, a community history of an African revolutionary
249pp., illus., paperback, Grahamstown, 2018. R350
A biography of Cradock community leader Matthew Goniwe, assassinated with Fort Calata, Sparrow Mkhonto and Sicelo Mhlauli by the apartheid government on June 27 1985.

Professor Menzi Duka is the author of a biography of Canon James Arthur Calata (2011).
Fontanellaz (A.) & Cooper (T.) WAR OF INTERVENTION IN ANGOLA, volume 1: Angolan and Cuban forces at war, 1975-1976
80pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Africa@War series 31, Warwick, 2018. R395
Focuses on the growth of the MPLA into a conventional army, the Cuban military intervention in Angola, the capabilities of Angolan and Cuban forces, the performance of South African troops and the various rival nationalist movements.
Friedman (S.) POWER IN ACTION, democracy, citizenship and social justice
288pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2018. R350
Steven Friedman argues that democracy is a product of collective action and only works when every adult has an equal say in the public decisions that affect them.

"Intellectually superb! Friedman exposes the ideological zealotry of mainstream democratic theorists, exposing both their philosophical weaknesses and political hypocrisy." Adam Habib, former Vice Chancellor and Principal, University of the Witwatersrand

"This is Steven Friedman at his best, combining a passionate plea for democratic change with considered analysis and judgement. By democratic change Friedman means going beyond electoral choice... This is hardly simple but it is an undertaking that needs to be done." Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, SOAS

Steven Friedman is Research Professor attached to the Department of Politics, University of Johannesburg. He is also a public commentator, regular newspaper columnist and a former trade unionist.
Hall (M.) ed. STITCHING A WHIRLWIND, an anthology of southern African poems and translations
226pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2018. R200
Foreword by Gabeba Baderoon. Introduction by Antjie Krog.

A collection of poems in six African languages, together with English translations. This anthology forms part of a translation project focusing on classical texts written in indigenous languages undertaken by the Centre for Multilingualism and Diversities Research at the University of the Western Cape.

"This anthology is the first step in a praiseworthy project of opening up to the world the treasure-house of indigenous South African poetry through the medium of ENglish translation." JM Coetzee
Hilton-Barber (D.) HOLD MY HAND, the life and times of John Gordon Davis
121pp., illus., paperback, (Tzaneen), 2018. R280
A biography of John Gordon Davis, author of Hold My Hand I'm Dying and many other popular novels. He was born in Zimbabwe and educated in South Africa.

David Hilton-Barber is the author of Kalahari Dreaming, Matabele Rising, and The Infamous Malaboch War and other gripping tales of the old Transvaal.
140pp., paperback, (Tzaneen), 2018. R280
A collection of short stories, with illustrations by Lidia Milne.

David Hilton-Barber is the author of Kalahari Dreaming, Matabele Rising and The Infamous Malaboch War and other gripping tales of the old Transvaal.
Jansen (D.) & Leresche (K.) EXPLORING THE CAPE WINELANDS, scenic day routes to the 101 best wineries
176pp., colour illus., maps, paperback, Third Edition, Hermanus, (2013) 2019. R385
Includes 10 day routes, each accompanied by a detailed map showing the location of each winery and interesting stops along the way.
Wylie (D.) ed. TOXIC BELONGING?, identity and ecology in southern Africa
268pp., illus., hardback, d.w., Newcastle, 2008. R200
A selection of papers from the 2006 Literature and Ecology Colloquium, held in Grahamstown.

Contributions include:
Ecological Thinking: Schopenhauer, J.M. Coetzee and who we are in the world by Laurence Wright
Stealing Identities? Appropriations of //Kabbo's oral testimonies: an ecocritical view by Dan Wylie
Ecological Sensitivity in Menàn du Plessis' 'A State of Fear' by Michael Springer
'The Nature of Feeling': ecological masculinities in some recent popular texts by Wendy Woodward
Ecology and Identity: a comparative perspective on the negotiation of 'nativeness' by Jane Mulcock and David Trigger.

Poet and academic Dan Wylie lectures in the English Department at Rhodes University. He is the author of Death and Compassion, the elephant in southern African literature.

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