A year after its publication in Mexico, La Jornada Seminal reports that Nínive (the beautiful Spanish-language edition of Nineveh from Editorial Almadía) is “a novel that deserves the fervent praise of JM Coetzee”: Rose-Innes is a teacher in the art of constructing not only credible but endearing characters, who we long to meet again after a break in reading … […]

The new issue of Mexican cultural magazine La Palabra y el Hombre is out now, featuring a long interview between me and Javier Ahumada Aguirre about my novel Nineveh (published as Nínive by Editorial Almadía) and South African writing in general. The interview took place last year in the beautiful town of Xalapa, during the Mexican launch […]

  Seeing your book’s cover for the first time can be a fraught moment for an author, but I’ve been really fortunate: I’ve had wonderfully skilled designers working on my books. I’m especially happy about my small but growing collection of Nineveh editions from different corners of the world. Each of these great designs is offbeat, eerie, playful, enigmatic – perfect for a tale of family dysfunction […]