IN Britain, one of the most memorable moments of the Second World War came with the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk.
Now, 75 years later, this incredible historical moment is being put in the spotlight on the big screen in Christopher Nolan’s (Interstellar, Inception, The Dark Night Trilogy) new film, Dunkirk. Continue reading
THE shortlist for the 2017 Sunday Times Alan Paton Literary Award has been revealed, writes Estelle Sinkins.
Contesting this year’s R100 000 prize, which will be revealed on June 24, will be: Under Nelson Mandela Boulevard – Life In Cape Town’s Stowaway Underground by Sean Christie; Darwin’s Hunch: Science, Race and the Search for Human Origins by Christa Kuljian; Murder at Small Koppie: The Real Story of The Marikana Massacre by Greg Marinovich; My Own Liberator: A Memoir by Dikgang Moseneke; and Letters of Stone: From Nazi Germany to South Africa by Steven Robins. Continue reading
The 27 books which have been long-listed for the Alan Paton Award in this year’s Sunday Times Literary Awards. Photo: BooksLive
Estelle Sinkins takes a look at the books on the long-list for the Alan Paton Award for non-fiction. Continue reading
WILLEM Defoe once said: ‘Great theatre is about challenging how we think and encouraging us to fantasise about a world we aspire to’. And at the Hilton Arts Festival, which takes place at Hilton College from September 16 to September 17, festival-goers can look forward to plenty of thought-provoking work. Continue reading
Ruth Fifield, author of The Postmaster’s Mistress
A PASSION for history and the need to tell the story of legendary Port Edward resident, Elena Jennings, led Ruth Fifield to pen her inaugural book, The Postmaster’s Mistress, published by Partridge Publishing. Continue reading