I was at the Mail and Guardian Literature Festival this last weekend. Here, Fest director and books editor Darryl Accone rounds up some of the soundbites:
Two days and eight sessions of fluency, knowledge, wit, barbs, bitterness, wisdom, anger, humour, theory, emotion, high academe, celebration, gloom, lived experience and words … on subjects ranging from decolonising culture and institutions, the economy and political economy to race, publishers’ problems, Jo’burg’s challenges, postapartheid fiction and our political present and memorialised past. So much to quote, so little space.
Read the full article here.