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Book Review – Mzansi Zen

by Antony Osler (Jacana) ISBN 9781431423224  Mzansi Zen is Osler’s third book about the distinct flavour of Zen practised in South Africa and more than in his previous Stoep Zen and Zen Dust, he steps up as the wise teacher that South Africans in these…

Book Review – Satin Island

by Tom McCarthy (Jonathan Cape) ISBN: 9780224099349  After C in 2010, Satin Island is the second Tom McCarthy novel to be shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. His work is often referred to as ‘avant garde’ which made me curious to read it. U. is an…
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