Author talks about new book

2020-01-21 06:00

International journalist turned author Elaine Durbach will launch her new book Roundabout at the Jacob Gitlin Library in Gardens on Tuesday 11 February at 18:00. Entry is free.

Durbach is an award-winning journalist who was born in Zimbabwe, and grew up in Zambia, Lesotho, and South Africa.

A World Press Institute Fellowship took her to the United States of America (USA), where she has lived and worked as an international correspondent and journalist for many years.

Her work has included writing for the New Jersey Jewish News.

Roundabout is her debut novel.

The book is a love story about a couple who meet at Rhodes, cross paths in the USA, and settle – almost too late – in Kalk Bay.

The novel has been described as “beautiful, evocative and captivating”. She will be talking about the intersection of fact and fiction, and her perspective on living and working in the “fake news” era.

To RSVP, email or call 021 462 5088.


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