Lauren Beukes
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Lauren Beukes Wins South Africa’s First Arthur C’ Clarke Award
29 Apr 2011 // 1:00 AM

On Wednesday 27 April 2011, known to all South Africans as Freedom Day -- the anniversary of the country becoming a democracy -- China Mieville announced Cape

New South African Writers are Giving the Middle Finger to the Old Literary Circles
15 Mar 2011 // 5:00 AM

The setting of Johannesburg, but one in the new South African literature, is cool and accessible; a global city where aliens can come down to earth and magic is alive and well in the slums of Hillbrow.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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