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Book Launch: Home Away, Edited by Louis Greenberg

Home Away - Launch Invite

Home AwaySave the date! The Louis Greenberg-edited “book of cities and hours”, Home Away, will be launched on Thursday, April 15 at The Book Lounge in Cape Town.

This unique and captivating collection is a snapshot of South African writing today: emigrant and immigrant South Africans, living at home and away.

Here’s the brilliant line-up of contributors, the hours they’ve been assigned to and the cities they write about:

Midnight: Zukiswa Wanner (Nairobi)
1 am: S.A. Partridge (Triolet)
2 am: Richard de Nooy (Amsterdam/Rokytnice nad Yizerou)
3 am: Sarah Britten (Sydney)
4 am: Naomi Nkealah (Mainz)
5 am: Phillippa Yaa de Villiers (Havana)
6 am: Colleen Higgs (Kampala)
7 am: Moky Makura (Lagos)
8 am: Sarah Lotz (Maun)
9 am: Louis Greenberg (Ushuaia)
10 am: Fiona Snyckers (Oxford)
11 am: Lauren Beukes (Tokyo)
noon: Ted Botha (Los Angeles)
1 pm: Liesl Jobson (Victoria / the air)
2 pm: Jassy Mackenzie (Moscow)
3 pm: Makhosazana Xaba (Dakar)
4 pm: Jo-Anne Richards (Patmos)
5 pm: Henrietta Rose-Innes (Chanchan)
6 pm: Kathryn White (London)
7 pm: Karina Magdalena Szczurek (Salzburg)
8 pm: Ivan Vladislavic (Oklahoma City)
9 pm: Helen Moffett (Fairbanks)
10 pm: Rustum Kozain (Royaumont)
11pm: Victoria Burrows (Hong Kong)

Many of the authors will be on-hand at the launch to read from their selections. We look forward to seeing you there!

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