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A Look Inside the New Wordsetc Issue on Soccer and Literature

Visitors to the recent Jozi Book Fair had the chance to page through the new edition of Wordsetc – on soccer and literature. Here’s what they saw:

- Nick Hornby’s reflection on his falling in love with Arsenal FC.
- A personal history by Argentinian star Lionel Messi (as told to Tom Watt).
- A main profile on Danny Jordaan by Lisa Witepski.
- A fascinating account of the history of South African soccer by veteran sports journalist Joe Latakgomo.
- Academic Chris Thurman’s examination of sport versus art.
- Jessica Hilltout takes a journey through Africa taking pictures of how football is played on the continent.
- Writer and journalist Oshebeng Alphie Koonyaditse looks at vital World Cup lessons for South African local soccer administrators.
- Dr Ali Bacher’s pride in witnessing the World Cup taking place in South Africa.
- Novelist Alex Smith visits Diemersfontein Wine and Country Estate.
- Writer and literary critic Karina Magdalena Szczurek tells of her visit to China.

Wordsetc is coming to a bookshop near you soon. If you would like to subscribe mail us on It’s R259 for four editions (South African subscribers) and R397 (subscribers outside SA excl shipping costs).


Recent comments:

  • <a href="" rel="nofollow">Helen</a>
    August 16th, 2010 @23:25 #

    Hey, how did I miss seeing this at the Fair? Am greatly looking forward to my copy.


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