The flames that swept the slopes of Table Mountain in April this year also took a devastating toll on the nearly 80,000 strong collection of books and material in the University of Cape Town’s historic Jagger Library – some of it irreplaceable. The ashes settled and tears dried, a librarian tells the tale. http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/jagger-recovery
Last year New Contrast, one of SA’s very first literary journals, celebrated 60 years in print. With two editors and a many-hatted admin, we take a look at its past, present and future.