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EVEN MORE EXCELLENT, LITTLE-KNOWN BOOKS

Kate McCallum, reader, traveller and publisher, Joe Tyrrell, reader, traveller and cardiologist and Finuala Dowling, poet and novelist

I have gathered a posie of other men’s flowers

And none but the thread that binds them is my own.  

Montaigne

 

In this course Kate McCallum, Joe Tyrrell and Finuala Dowling give their personal recommendations for excellent books that may not be well known to a well-read South African audience. Along the way there will be enthusiastic recommendations of other books by the same author, other authors and interesting publishers. All tastes, interests and sexes catered for.

 

LECTURE TITLES

1. Autobiography, biography and memoir      Kate McCallum

2. Travel and exploration                              Joe Tyrrell

3. Non-fiction: history, art, anthropology, food, psychology, medicine     Kate McCallum

4. Poetry               Finuala Dowling

5. Fiction               Kate McCallum

 

Recommended reading

Participants will be supplied with reading lists at lectures.

 

 

Date: 14–18 January 
Time: 1.00 pm
COURSE FEES Full: R550,00  Staff and Students R275,00
Venue: LT3 Kramer Law Building UCT