READ IN BRIEF
The Beautyful Ones Have Just Been Born: Vol. IV: The Gerald Kraak Anthology. This year’s anthology is filled with inspiring and fearless LGBTQI+ works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry from across
Africa. Published by Jacana. R250
The Last Feather
by Shameez Patel Papathanasiou.
The SA-born debut author brings to life a threatand-danger, hidden-world fantasy that Sarah J Maas fans will love. Published by Flame Tree Publishing. R360
The Ledger: Accounting for Failure in Afghanistan
by David Kilcullen and Greg Mills
assesses the West’s failed approach to Afghanistan after 9/11 – in military, diplomatic, political and developmental terms. This book explains why and where failings happened, warning against exceptionalist approaches to future peacebuilding missions. R300 from the DM shop.