Lies through the looking glass, by Jonny Steinberg

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Lies through the looking glass, by Jonny Steinberg

His new novel ‘One Day in Bethlehem’ proves no other writer can parse the SA nation’s complexities as subtly

Michele Magwood

A new Jonny Steinberg book is always an event. A matchless investigator and observer, he manages to be both coolly incisive and rawly empathetic to his subjects.

He has won the prestigious Alan Paton Award for non-fiction twice, for Midlands and The Number, and the Windham-Campbell prize awarded by Yale University.

September sees the publication of One Day in Bethlehem, about a man named Fusi Mofokeng who was wrongly incarcerated in 1992 and released 19 years later into a dramatically changed country...

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