Southern African
Review of Books
Archive

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Southern African Review of Books Anthology I: London (1987-1990).

SARoB was published from 25a Greencroft Gardens, London NW6. It was edited by Kenneth Parker and Rob Turrell, with the editorial support of Robin Hallett, Ann Harries, Zoe Wicomb and Randolph Vigne. It was printed at East End Offset, a Socialist Worker's outfit that prided itself on printing Private Eye.

Southern African Review of Books Anthology II: Cape Town (1991-1993).

SARoB was published initially from the Centre for Southern African Studies at the University of the Western Cape. There SARoB relied on the support of Peter Vale and Fiona Adams. Then it moved to the South newspaper offices in Salt River. Guy Berger was the editor of South and he was a bookophile who thought South and SARoB might have the same constituency. SARoB was edited by Rob Turrell, with the assistance of Kole Omotoso and Lisa Combrinck. It was printed by the Cape Argus out of the goodness of the corporate heart.

Southern African Review of Books Anthology III: University of Cape Town (1994-1996).

SARoB was published from an office in the History Department. It was edited by Dorothy Driver and Ian Phimister with the editorial support of Ampie Coetzee, Irene Staunton, Leloba Molema, Randolph Vigne, and Rob Turrell. Robyn Alexander ran the office, while Sasha Rubin was a wonder with computers and production. SARoB was printed by Die Burger.

Southern African Review of Books Anthology IV: Essays and Diaries (1987-1996)

A cultural and political record of some historical interest.