BOOKNEWS Bookworms brace for Nakhane Touré’s debut novel
After months of speculation, false announcements and excitement, it has been confirmed that the debut novel of award-winning musician Nakhane Touré will be released next month. The book, titled Piggy Boy’s Blues, will be jointly published by BlackBird Books and Jacana Media, and centres on the life of Davide M – a man caught in the family dynamics of a waning Xhosa family dynasty. The novel draws from scenes and places from Touré’s childhood. Fans and bookworms are expecting great things from this talented young musician.