Deadpan, epic, and searingly charismatic, A Sand Book is at once relatable and out-of-this-world. In poems tracking climate change, bystanderism, state murder, sexual trauma, shopping, ghosting, love, and the transcendent shock of prophecy, A Sand Book chronicles new dimensions of consciousness for our strange and desperate times.
What does the destruction of our soil have to do with the weather in the human soul? From sand in the gizzards of birds to the iridescence on the surface of spilt oi
Introduced by Sarah Perry, the best-selling author of The Essex Serpent.
Uncanny. Mysterious. Eerie. Gothic.
It draws us in with its air of mystery and repels us with its violence and darkness. But who were the first practitioners of the now-prevalent genre?
A book of rooms, Kobus Moolman's new collection of poetry, deepens the explorations of his recent books Light and after and Left over. While their Beckett-like sparseness and doggedness is still there, A book of rooms moves into a realist-biographical narrative form.
Die poesie is per definisie iets buitengewoons, dit is waaraan Charl-Pierre Naude se digkuns by uitstek gestalte gee. Die poesie is ’n ander manier van kyk – die metafoor laat jou iets deur die lens van iets anders sien, en so word die wereld nuut, iets wat van voor af ontdek moet word.
A rich anthology that illustrates the enduring narrative of war in Africa. Military strategists, commanders, warriors, conscripts and seasoned fighters come together from diverse battle landscapes to voice the horror & pathos of war.
The words of Nobel Laureates, well-established poets and emerging poets share the pages of this definitive anthology 'touched by Africa'. They express eloquence, wit and beauty, reminding us of poetry's unique place in the landscape of the human heart.
This revised and updated anthology covers English poetry from the Middle Ages to the present. Aimed specifically at the Southern African market, this anthology includes a significant proportion of twentieth-century material by women and Southern African poets, together with the standard works from the rest of the world.