Gift an article

EXCERPT | ‘We were ready to take over the world’ – Welcome Mandla Lishivha’s Boy on the Run

accreditation
Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
loading...
Loading, please wait...
0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
Boy on the Run by Welcome Mandla Lishivha (Jacana).
Boy on the Run by Welcome Mandla Lishivha (Jacana).

BOOK: Boy on the Run by Welcome Mandla Lishivha (Jacana)

Boy on the Run (Jacana) is Welcome Mandla Lishivha’s memoir of growing up in a South African township, poor and queer – but loved. Mark Gevisser describes the book as “tough and fragile, tragic and reslisient, and utterly compelling”. Lishivha is a freelance journalist and PhD candidate in jurisprudence. His writing has appeared in Getaway magazine, Daily Maverick and the Mail & Guardian; he has also written for the Journal of Contemporary African Studies, Reuters and GQ.

Read this for free
Get 14 days free to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed.
Subscribe
Already a subscriber? Sign in
Editorial feedback and complaints

Contact the public editor with feedback for our journalists, complaints, queries or suggestions about articles on News24.

LEARN MORE