On the shelf: Maneo Mohale read by Lweendo Hamukoma

Lweendo Hamukoma reads Night Jasmine, a poem by Maneo Mohale found in Everything is a Deathly Flower (uHlanga Press, 2019) on page 21.

Music: Dream Escape by The Tides

On the shelf is a video series featuring excerpts from The Commune’s wide-ranging collection of books.

The Commune is a radical, community-centred bookshop in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. We are a not-for-profit organisation focused on the articulation and discussion of progressive, Pan-African literature and ideas, and the development of solidarities.

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Filmed by: Nonzuzo Gxekwa and

Nala Xaba Edited by: Nala Xaba