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Eminently readable, however, are our star contributors in New Contrast 129, the first issue of 2005 now available at selected bookstores. Dan Jacobson offers a preview extract of his first novel in over a decade, while the Patricia Schonstein also provides a taste of her next offering generic viagra. Finally Contrast veteran Sheila Roberts makes a welcome return to the newer incarnation of the journal with a tale of two-wheeled flirtation; Clement Chihota writes a tale of the heart and the heartland in Zimbabwe; Felix Alexander witnesses the final days of the Son of Old Man Pepe; and Ian Glenn reviews a new collected works of Douglas Livingstone viagra online.
A new literary patron
The South African Literary Journal is very pleased to welcome a new literary patron in the person of Dr Z. Pallo Jordan, Minister of Arts and Culture. We thank the Minister for his support, and look forward to a long association .
Rowling in it
Today New Contrast, tomorrow Forbes Magazine? We're not sure whether it's encouraging or depressing for would-be novelists to note that J.K.Rowling was listed in Forbes Magazine's March issue as being worth around R5,7 billion. That's 38 million subscriptions to New Contrast. If you are J.K Rowling, please click on our 'How to subscribe' button. If not, keep writing and hoping.
Subscribe for 2005
Get New Contrast delivered to your door this year, and help us sustain the exciting growth the journal has enjoyed over the last two years. We've also managed to keep the cost of a local subscription unchanged for a third consecutive year, so why not invest R150 - the price of a trade-paperback - in South African fiction, poetry and literary discourse? Click here for more information on subscribing.