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Exploring the mythical Spreewald Forest

Literary Landscapes is a monthly column by Indra Wussow, a writer, translator and director of the Sylt Foundation. The Spreewald, the forest of the Spree River, is just a stone’s throw away from

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Book Reviews

The Dragon Lady | By Louisa Treger | Publisher: Bloomsbury Caravel | ISBN: 9781448217458 ‘A daring blend of romance, crime and history, and an intelligent exposé of the inherent injustice

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Creating a reading culture

The South African publishing industry is considered among the best in Africa – but we still have much to achieve. With National Book Week turning ten this September, and in

China opens stunning new library

Dutch architecture firm MVRDV along with the Tianjin Urban Planning and Design Institute (TUPDI), have designed China’s massive new library in Tianjin as part of the city’s Binhai Cultural Center and part

Safaris & Spices

Safaris & Spices: An African food journey

By Nico Verster | Publisher: Jacana | ISBN: 9781431425327 ‘African food is hugely underrated, and modern South African cuisine is far removed from boring old bobotie and pale milk tart. I hope through Safaris

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