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The overlooked literary landscape

The debate sparked by Thando Mgqolozana draws attention to all kinds of absences in our society, writes Mary Corrigall.

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Literary Festival: Where abnormal is normal

The Franschhoek Literary Festival is what it is – a show performed for the amusement of the rich white people, writes Siphiwo Mahala.

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Hot property and the cold truth

Taylor Swift and sexy. Words you wouldn’t generally find in the same sentence. Much like Maxim and feminism.

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How blue is ‘Grey’ really?
February 13 2015 at 10:54

Studio execs marked this V-Day weekend as the perfect moment to release the movie version of the book that had everyone’s knickers in a knot, Fifty Shades of Grey.

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A View From The Top
February 6 2015 at 10:06

Beware the blurry-eyed binge

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Awards season a reward for us
January 23 2015 at 11:28

With the Golden Globes behind us and the Oscars peeking over the horizon, awards season is in full swing....

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Untransformed, Hollywood defends equality
January 18 2015 at 15:42

When actors try to be "political" they reveal their vanity and sense of self-importance, writes Mary Corrigall

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