Kagiso Lesego Molope was born and educated in South Africa, before coming to Canada in 1997. Her first novel, Dancing in the Dust (Mawenzi House) was highly praised. This Book Betrays My Brother won the Percy Fitzpatrick Prize for Youth Literature in South Africa, where it was first published. She lives in Ottawa.
Our final #aluhotsummer picks are for the young at heart: check out our roundup of five books that will make your inner teen yeet.
With the long *cold* month of January almost behind us, we already have our sights set on February and that brings us to Black History Month. Check out this collection of 8 awesome reads that celebrate black Canadian authors and stories – part of Canada's rich and diverse ... Read more
From do-lit-yourself tote bags to follow-up reads to the Great Gif vs. Jif Debate, our weekly roundup has it all and more!
Equally sizzling to this summer heat are six staff book picks for reading into the sunset (at the park, by the lake, in the backyard, etc.). Check out what we're pairing with our sunscreen this summer!
The month of blah rages on, but there's nothing blah about this week on the blog.
When I walk into a jewelry store on a sunny spring morning in 2017, I’m curious and then excited. The store is new in my neighbourhood, and to my delight the owner is South African. I begin a conversation about her pieces, pleased to see that she has a workshop in the back ... Read more
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