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    Voices of Protest: Social Movements in Post-Apartheid South Africa
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    Voices of Protest documents the first post-apartheid initiatives of poor people to mobilise and organise themselves. It analyses social struggles and movements in a variety of arenas. The book illuminates their demands, leadership and membership, organisational structure, and most importantly, their politics. It also assesses the collective effect of South Africa’s social movements on the country’s democracy and its socio-economic system. This is a must-read for anyone interested in understanding contemporary South Africa and its future.

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    War and Society : The Militarisation of South Africa
    R200.00 inc. VAT

    This book has been written by a number of leading young academics, professionals and activists concerned about the increasing tendency towards escalating militarization and reliance on state violence in South Africa in the last decade or so.

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    Ways of Writing: Critical Essays on Zakes Mda
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    Ways of Writing demonstrates the wide range of both Mda’ss work and its critical reception, with discussions of his fiction and drama by scholars from South Africa, Europe and the USA. The essays reinforce the impression of an original and challenging writer whose creative skills have been used to focus attention on the plight of the underprivileged. This volume provides stimulating reading to anyone with an interest in Zakes Mda, in particular, and in South African writing in general.This book is the first volume of essays devoted to a critical appraisal of Zakes Mda, the award-winning South African novelist and playwright.  In his plays and novels, which draw on both Western and indigenous performance traditions, Mda engages with the history of southern Africa during and after apartheid. Writing from a position of exile, as well as from within his native country, he examines the lives of ordinary people and the ways in which they come to terms with the effects of apartheid. Mda has distinguished himself not only as a playwright and novelist, but also as a literary and cultural theorist and activist. He is a significant voice among the many in contemporary South Africa that exploit innovative forms to explore a culture in transition.

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    We Are No Longer at Ease
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    We Are No Longer at Ease is a collection of personal articles, essays, speeches and poetry mainly from voices of young people who were part of the student-led protest movement known as #FeesMustFall which began in 2015. It tells the journey of a youth that participated in a movement that redefined politics in post-apartheid South Africa and is the evidence of a “born free” generation telling their own story and leading discourse as well as action on transforming South Africa with a foreword by Malaika wa Azania.

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    We Are No Longer at Ease
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    The collection includes works by the young student leaders turned academic and public commentators such as David Maimela, Thapelo Tselapedi and Sisonke Msimang; student newspaper journalists that were covering the protests like Natasha Ndlebe; public writing commentators with aims to inform and teach the broader South African society about the aspects of the movement like Yamkela Spengane and Rofhiwa Maneta; lecturers who were assisting the students articulate and find clarity in the way they shaped and voiced their ideas such as Sabelo Ndlovu-Gatsheni and then of course others were foot soldiers on the ground leading students through the police brutality of rubber bullets and pepper spray like Mcebo Dlamini, Loverlyn Nwandeyi, Ntokozo Qwabe and Ramabina Mahapa.

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    We Die Like Brothers: The Sinking of the SS Mendi
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    In this international companion work to ‘Black Sacrifice: The Sinking of the SS Mendi, 1917’, historians John Gribble and Graham Scott draw upon the archaeological research carried out since the wreckage was discovered in 1976. The authors offer a different insight into the part played by the non-combatants of the Labour Corps and why the wreck of a British built steamship has become an internationally recognised symbol of equality and social justice.

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    What Will People Say?
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    In What Will People Say?, a rich variety of township characters—the preachers, the teachers, the gangsters and the defeated—come to life in vivid language as they eke out their lives in the shadows of gray concrete blocks of flats.

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    When a Man Cries
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    Themba Limba is a family man who is caught between his flourishing career as a teacher and municipal councilor and his overriding sexual interests. Despite his attempts to maintain his status in the community, his actions eventually lead to his downfall. What follows is an account – sometimes tragic, occasionally humorous, and always compelling – of Themba’s efforts to regain his dignity and pride in the eyes of his family and community.

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    Whisper Tells Me :My Intimate Collections
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    Whisper Tells Me is an anthology of poetic writings complied with a desire to inspire. Whisper Tells Me provides a rich, evocative, relaxing and easy read, which will turn any moment into an intriguing epiphany.

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    Who is King? And Other Tales from Africa
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    All kinds of animals feature in these ten sparkling stories from all over Africa, by an award-winning author and illustrator.

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    Whoever Fears the Sea
    R235.00 inc. VAT

    South African scriptwriter Paul Waterson is in Kenya to carry out research for a documentary film. It’s October 2001, and his relationship has come to an unexpected end.

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    Wild Weekends
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    Sunday Times adventure travel writer, Claire Keeton, and photographer Marianne Schwankhart – have worked together to make sure you never have to spend another weekend at home wishing you were doing something more exciting

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    William Kentridge – 2nd Hand Reading
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    2nd Hand Reading began life as a film constructed from a succession of drawings made in 2013 on the pages of old books—a second-hand reading in which books are translated into a filming of books.

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    William Kentridge – Being Led by the Nose
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    This book is more than just a simple record of The Nose. The opera serves as a springboard into a bracing conversation about how Kentridge’s methods serve his unique mode of expression as a narrative and political artist.

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    William Kentridge – Everyone Their Own Projector
    R900.00 inc. VAT

    Kentridge made roughly one hundred drawings for the book, using collage on text pages torn from books he has cannibalized for years, such as Mrs Beaton’s Book of Household Remedies, and the French Larousse Encyclopaedia, favouring ink and brush drawing with crayon on the text pages.

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    William Kentridge – The Nose
    R3,000.00 inc. VAT

    This publication is devoted to William Kentridge’s (born 1955) multimedia cycle “The Nose” (based on Gogol’s short story of the same name), comprised of the video installation “I Am Not Me, the Horse Is Not Mine,” in addition to sculptures, tapestries and works on paper. Kentridge describes this cycle as an elegy for the artistic language of the Russian Constructivists.

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    William Kentridge – Thick Time
    R550.00 inc. VAT

    William Kentridge: Thick Time undertakes an overview of the artist’s recent works, focusing on a sequence of five key pieces dating from 2003 to 2015. These encompass three immersive audiovisual installations, including The Refusal of Time, selected works on paper, and ideas for theatre and opera design.

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    William Kentridge – TRACE
    R2,500.00 inc. VAT

    This visually compelling publication highlights The Museum of Modern Art’s unparalleled collection of prints and books by William Kentridge – nearly fifty works spanning the past three decades. The book also features a succession of artistic interventions made by Kentridge especially for the occasion. Kentridge’s practice brings together drawing, film animation, books, sculpture and performance.

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    William Kentridge: Black Box/Chambre Noire
    R15,000.00 inc. VAT

    Black Box evokes all that, and the joyful mechanics of pre-cinematic visual spectacles, magic lanterns, the camera obscura and the zoetrope. A unique and richly layered meditation on the act of seeing, on vision and experience, and on the nature of knowledge itself.

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