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Jacana Authors at the 2012 Open Book Festival (20-24 September)

Searching African SkiesAfrican DelightsAfrican VioletA Week in the KitchenWhat's So Funny?
Alphabet of DemocracyKhalil's JourneyDear EdwardEyebags & DimplesZoo City

 
Jacana Media will be participating in this year’s Open Book Festival, which takes place from 20-24 September in Cape Town’s CBD. Jacana authors taking part include Sarah Wild, Siphiwo Mahala, EU Literary Award winner Ashraf Kagee, Bonnie Henna and 2012 Caine Prize winner Rotimi Babatunde.

Thursday, 20 September 2012

POPULAR SCIENCE WRITING

Venue: The Fugard Theatre
Time: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Price: R40

Hedley Twidle talks to acclaimed popular science writer, James Gleick and newcomer, Sarah Wild, about how they have managed to make the complex accessible and engaging.

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Friday, 21 September

FOR THE LOVE OF SHORT STORIES

Venue: Fugard Ground
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Price: R30

Henrietta Rose-Innes, Siphiwo Mahala, Rotimi Babatunde and Danila Botha talk about and read from selected stories. Chaired by Diane Awerbuck.

SARAH WILD: SEARCHING AFRICAN SKIES – LAUNCH

Venue: Fugard Studio
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Price: R30

Sarah Wild, author of Searching African Skies, discusses her book.

ASK THE CHEF

Venue: Fugard First
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Price: R30

Karen Dudley (A Week in The Kitchen), Jenny Morris and Liam Tomlin answer foodie questions from the audience.

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Saturday, 22 September 2012

DRAW YOUR LIFE, PUBLISH YOURSELF

Venue: The Bank
Time: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Price: Free Event

Andy Mason talks autobiographical comic-making with Mogorosi Motshumi (Three Sixty Degrees), Su Opperman (Gifpit), and Tyron Love (Yummy Lemons).

CAINE PRIZE 2012

Venue: The Fugard Theatre
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Price: Free Event

2012 Caine Prize winner Rotimi Babatunde speaks to fellow Nigerian, Lola Shoneyin about the diverse literary scenes in Ibadan and Abuja where they live, as well as Lagos and their relationships with the diaspora in the UK, USA and South Africa. Chaired by See more

CO/MIX: THE FRENCH CONNECTION

Venue: The Bank
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Price: Free Event

French comic art maestro Jacques de Loustal in conversation with Bitterkomix artist Anton Kannemeyer (Joe Dog).

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Sunday, 23 September 2012

ETONNANTS VOYAGEURS: TRADITION AND MODERNITY: RECONFIGURING TRADITIONS IN THE MODERN NOVEL

Venue: Fugard Studio
Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Price: R30

Atiq Rahimi, Nédim Gürsel, Shaida Kazie Ali and Ashraf Kagee discuss reconfiguring tradition.

PAUL WEINBERG – DEAR EDWARD

Venue: The Fugard Theatre
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Price: R40

Paul Weinberg, author of Dear Edward, discusses his book with Deborah Posel.

BONNIE HENNA – EYEBAGS AND DIMPLES

Venue: Fugard First
Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Price: R30

Bonnie Henna, author of Eyebags and Dimples, discusses her book.

TALKING TURKEY: BEUKES, BROWN AND MEYER

Venue: The Fugard Theatre
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Price: R40

Deon Meyer, Andrew Brown and Lauren Beukes talk to Mervyn Sloman about their writing and more.

ASHRAF KAGEE – KHALIL’S JOURNEY

Venue: Fugard Studio
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Price: R30

Ashraf Kagee discusses his book, Khalil’s Journey, with Zubeida Jaffer.

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Monday, 24 September

NIGERIA WRITES

Venue: Fugard Studio
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Price: R30

Lola Shoneyin, Ifeanyi Ajaegbo, Noo Saro-Wiwa and Rotimi Babatunde discuss Nigerian writing with Yewande Omotoso.

Book details

  • Searching African Skies: The Square Kilometre Array and South Africa’s quest to hear the songs of the stars by Sarah Wild
    EAN: 9781431404728
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