Books by Brent Meersman

Latest: Rattling the Cage (2021) A Childhood Made Up (2020) Homo Odyssey (2018) Sunset Claws (2017) 80 Gays around the World (2015) Five Lives at Noon (2013) Reports Before Daybreak...

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Interview on 702 with Mandy Weiner

Five minutes about Rattling the Cage on Radio 702 with Mandy Weiner on Midday report

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Robyn Sassen reviews: A Childhood Made Up

Link: The path through the shadow of the valley of mom’s illness “Meersman has a magnificent narrative skill. He writes with a great sense of detail that is not void of humour even in situations drenched with personal horror.”

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Rattling the Cage: Extract in the Natal Witness

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‘Rattling the Cage’ released

Rattling the Cage: Reflections on democratic South Africa is available for preorder and should be in stores next week. “History, big-picture philosophy, grassroots journalism and a novelist’s eye – animated by a genuine sense of moral indignation at the current …

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Review in the Sunday Times

A poignant memoir of a humble and eccentric upbringing Review by Margaret von Klemperer

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MOTHERS, MADNESS AND MEMORY

Click here for joint review on Business Day Wanted

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Virtual launch and pop up signing for A Childhood Made Up

Join here. Cape Talk radio host Pippa Hudson in conversation with Brent Meersman, author of A Childhood Made Up: Living with my mother’s madness. Brent will sign and dedicate copies of his book – details will be advised on the …

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Review in Rapport: A Childhood Made Up

Review in Rapport: “dapper” en “eerlik” – brave and honest

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Interview with Nancy Richards for Country Life

Link: Country Life Podcast: Brent Meersman Nancy Richards chats to author Brent Meersman on the subject of his new novel “A childhood made up: Living with my mother’s madness”. 

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Interview with Eusebius McKaiser – The Literature Corner Radio 702

Link to podcast interview here.

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