268pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2019
A collection of essays by black South Africans on the tradition of financially supporting members of your family.
Contributors include Fred Khumalo, Lucas Ledwaba, Angela Makholwa, Niq Mhlongo, Bongani Kona, Chwayita Ngamlana, Sifiso Mzobe, Clinton Chauke, Dudu Busani-Dube, Mohale Mashigo, Thanduxolo Jika, Sukoluhle Nyathi, Lidudumalingani and others.
Niq Mhlongo is the City Editor of the Johannesburg Review of Books. He is the author of the novels Way Back Home and Dog Eat Dog, and two collections of short stories, Soweto, under the apricot tree and Affluenza.