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Rusana Philander Reports on the Kalk Bay Launch of Imraan Coovadia's The Institute for Taxi Poetry

The Institute for Taxi PoetryRusana Philander of The New Age attended the recent launch of Imraan Coovadia‘s The Institute for Taxi Poetry at Kalk Bay Books where Coovadia was in conversation with UCT‘s Harry Garuba:

Taxi poetry is not receiving the literary attention it deserves, said author Imraan Covaadia at a recent discussion about his new book.

Addressing an audience in Kalk Bay, Coovadia said his fifth book – The Institute for Taxi Poetry – was a tragicomedy. Covaadia’s book is written from a perspective different to the usual portrayal of the taxi industry in Cape Town.

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