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...

Brent Meersman

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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