South African fiction

South African fiction

South African fiction is, to borrow Denis Hirson's expression, worlds in one... 

How we made the Herbert Dhlomo duology

Publishing at Bridge Books

Our titles focus on new children's books in local languages, and on new editions of classic South African texts that were once banned or forgotten.

Johannesburg Literary District

  • Library Gardens

    We're working with City Parks to fill Library Gardens with indigenous plants.

  • Neighbourhood map

    The city is confusing when you don't know where you're going. Our wall and pocket maps demystify Joburg.

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  • Street Libraries

    Our Street Libraries in Soweto and Alexandra provide free books at community centres.

  • Cleaning

    Working with the Social Employment Fund, we have more than 50 people cleaning our neighbourhood's streets every day.

    See how to help