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Book Launch ‘Cyril’s Choices’ by John Matisonn | 28 January 2020

David Krut Bookstore was pleased to host the launch of John Matisonn’s new book ‘Cyril’s Choices’ at THE BLUE HOUSE – 151 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood – on the 28th of january 2020. Congratulations to John Matisonn on the successful launch of this self-published title ‘Cyril’s Choices’ – following on from his book ‘God, Spies & Lies, 2015.’

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About John Matisonn, author of ‘Gods, Spies & Lies, 2015’ and ‘Cyril’s Choices, 2019’

John Matisonn was (US) National Public Radio’s correspondent in South Africa from 1986 to 1991. His by-line has appeared in the Washington Post, New York Times, The Observer and Financial Times (UK), among others. In 1985 he delivered the US Secretary of State’s Open Forum address critiquing US policy towards South Africa. Matisonn trained Nelson

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Book Launch | Cyril’s Choices by John Matisonn 🗓

Join us at THE BLUE HOUSE on Tuesday the 28th of January at 6 PM for the launch of John Matisonn’s new book ‘Cyril’s Choices’ published January 2020. Following the launch of his 2015 book ‘God, Spies and Lies: Finding South Africa’s Future Through Its Past,’ Matisonn now delves into ‘Lessons from 25 Years of

By - Thando

Mapping Memory this Mandela Month

Constitution Hill is one of Johannesburg’s most iconic landmarks. The place once known as Number Four Prison Complex is today the home of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and a mixed-use precinct including not only the Court, but museums, a restaurant and a bookstore exist there following the revamp that ended with the inauguration

By - Erinn Straughan

This Week’s Theme: David Krut Publications

David Krut began its publishing activities with a CD-ROM on William Kentridge in 1997 and in 1999 David Krut Publishing was approached to publish a series of monographs on South African artists who had a well-established career, but who had never a book published about their work. The TAXI-ART BOOKS SERIES were published together with

By - Erinn Straughan

Connecting the Dots

Books, Art and Art Making treasure trove Noun (n.)  a collection or store of valuable or delightful things. A continuation of a previous David Krut Projects (DKP) showcase of almost sold-out prints from David Krut Workshop (DKW) collaborations through the years; the Blue House at 151 Jan Smuts Avenue presents Treasure Trove. Here at 151 Jan

By - Thando

Reading Africa at David Krut Bookstore

David Krut Bookstore is already well-known for exquisitely illustrated and collectible artbooks. We are proud to have established our bookstore as the premier African destination for books on African socio-politics, culture, ethnography. We are also the leading stockists of beautifully designed children’s books in a variety of languages. What’s new on our shelves? Recent additions

By - Erinn Straughan

This Week’s Theme: African Histories, Old and New

Here at the David Krut Bookstore, we aspire to educate, inspire and explore. This week we are looking back on African history, the ancient and contemporary. The Art of Life in South Africa (New African Histories) R590 From 1952 to 1981, South Africa’s apartheid government ran an art school for the training of African art

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