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Podcast from JoziToday about Bridge Books

Posted by Griffin Shea on

Feeling lonely in the car? Check out this podcast with me on JoziToday talking about Bridge Books. http://jozi91072.podomatic.com/entry/2016-06-14T04_31_40-07_00

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More books seized by JMPD

Posted by Griffin Shea on

More books seized by JMPD

It's been a few months, but JMPD seized Sandile's (Mahle's) books again. For background, check out my story from January. This is the third time since I met him that police have seized his books for trading illegally on the Queen Elizabeth Bridge. He gets hassled more than that, but small bribes usually suffice. That sidewalk isn't zoned for trading, but there's no reason it shouldn't be. The pavement is very wide there. And what's the point in seizing books? Or in pretending that he'll be able to come up with R2500 to get them back? So he's spent this...

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Meet Mahle

Posted by Griffin Shea on

BBC spent the day with Mahle, who sells books on the Queen Elizabeth Bridge downtown. He's got a great selection, including some books from us. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-35699726

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