Book Reviews

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind – A Book Review

AUTHORS: William Kamkwamba, Bryan Mealer HarperCollins, (2009) – 320 pages ‘The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is a remarkable true story about human inventiveness and its power to overcome crippling adversity. It will inspire anyone who doubts the power of one individual’s ability to change his community and better the lives of those around him.’ Now a Netflix Film, … Continue reading

The Cost of Being a Woman – A Book Review

Book Review Title:         THE COST OF BEING A WOMAN Author:     NTHABISENG MOSUOE        ISBN:         978-0-620-92254-8     Publisher: Vulombe Enterprise & Publishing (2021) Only available in hard copies   The Cost of Being a Woman is a poignant autobiography of the author, Nthabiseng Mosuoe. I found her introduction very relevant at a time like this as the … Continue reading


Book Title: I Am Also A WomanAuthor: Zeripah Amoni PhiriPublished: 2020Available in print & e-bookHELP-U-PUBLISH. I Am Also A Woman. Middelburg: 2020. ISBN 978-1-77626-078-2 Review by Constance van Niekerk I Am Also A Woman is a book written by a woman residing in the South African province of Mpumalanga by the name, Zeripah Amoni Phiri. … Continue reading

Chronicles of a Fatherless Son – a book review

Book Title: Chronicles of a Fatherless Son Author: Patrick Neo Mabiletsa Published: 2019 Available in print and electronic formats (epub & kindle) Review by Constance van NiekerkMabiletsa, Patrick N. Chronicles of a Fatherless Son. Johannesburg: 2019. ISBN 978-0-6398020-9-1 Patrick Neo Mabiletsa is a South African Entrepreneur, Life Coach and Author of Chronicles of a Fatherless … Continue reading

Immaculèe Ilibagiza’s Left To Tell

Book review by Learnmore Edwin Zvada, There are seeds of good and evil in each of us, no doubt. You can be a model citizen but if the right buttons are pressed on you, that narrative can change very fast. By the same token, even the most vile person out there does doe out acts … Continue reading

The Afrikaner – a book review

Book Review: The Afrikaner Author:            Arianna Dagnino Published:       2019      Available in print and electronic formats (epub & kindle) Review by Constance van Niekerk Dagnino, Arianna. The Afrikaner. Toronto: Guernica Editions, 2019. ISBN 978-88-6411-131-5  Arianna Dagnino’s novel is an intricately woven tale of a young white Afrikaner woman who loses her lover and workmate at … Continue reading

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