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An anthology of short fiction, poetry, narrative journalism and extracts from novels and memoirs which frames local literature as a lens through which to engage with South Africa’s past. The collection was put together and edited by Equal Education.

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Teenage Adam obeys the rules and dreams big, of real soccer boots and of playing for South Africa one day. Jasmine, his twin sister, is street-smart and lives by her own rules. She dreams too, of a life outside of poverty.

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Fordsburg Fighter: Journey of an MK volunteer is the compelling story of Amin Cajee’s experiences in Umkhonto we sizwe.

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Ta Siks wants to provide for his nephew Fundile – but on a cleaner’s salary there is no chance of that. That’s why he turns to the world of crime, and gets involved in the drug trade.

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Nom is an outsider at school. When she and Zithembe become friends, life still seems ̶ well ̶ a little ordinary. But when an army of monsters threatens their world, it’s all up to the two of them … and the start of a journey into the dreamworld on a quest that will change their lives.

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News, posts and praise about our publications

Soccer series aims to get young readers hooked on books

Cover2Cover Books was honoured by a visit from prizewinning author Jayne Bauling, who joined us to promote her new book Playmaker. Our partner, FunDza Literacy Trust, cohosted. Playmaker is the first in a trilogy and is set at a fictional local teen soccer club....
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Launching a collection of South African poetry and prose, edited by Equal Education

Amagama Enkululeko! Words for Freedom: Writing Life Under Apartheid is an anthology of short fiction, poetry, narrative journalism and extracts from novels and memoirs which frames local literature as a lens through which to engage with South Africa’s past. With a...
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An excellent teaching tool about South Africa’s journey to freedom

May I have this dance, by Connie Manse Ngcaba, looks set to find readers in schools and libraries across the USA. It has been selected as an Honor Book for 2016 by the Children’s Africana Book Awards Committee, based in the United States. Read an edited version of a...
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Sicelo Kula in Coversation with Deon Meyer at the ‘Taking chances’ Launch

Watch author Sicelo Kula discuss his debut novel, ‘Taking chances’, with Deon Meyer at the Book Lounge....
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‘Shadow Chasers book 1: Powers of the Knife’ Bookchat review

“POWERS OF THE KNIFE : Shadow Chasers, Book 1 by Bontle Senne (Cover2Cover 2016) Fascinating! Set in today’s world where the Trouble Gurlz reckon they rule the school and taxi drivers rule much of the rest, Nom has a magic knife which sets her (with her friend...
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“Mmm a touching, inspiring, motivating and courageous story, wow, impressed.” “Love this story wish there were more like this.” This was such a cool read … the message at the end was awesome. “Wow, interesting story, real situations affecting our lives.”

Fundza Fanz – Praise for It Takes Two Vol 2

Ruth Carneson was in conversation with Justice Albie Sachs in Cape Town on 27 January. He said Girl on the Edge “ … drew me in very powerfully… a highly readable and very moving book…” Like so many struggle kids, she grew up in terror – but this stirring memoir offers far more than anger.