I’m Not Your Weekend Special

not your weekend specialTitle – I’m Not Your Weekend Special Author – Bongani Madondo Publisher – Pan MacMillan South Africa (2014) Genre – Biography Review

“This is a fascinating collection on the life and times of Brenda Fassie, which includes a Foreword by Hugh Masekela and contributions from people who knew Brenda in both professional and personal capacities… The collection includes reminiscences, criticism, elegies, essays and appreciation by friends, ex-lovers, critics, poets, academics and musicians, reflecting the endless and boundary-crossing legacy of Brenda Fassie… Funny, crazy, poignant, insightful and tragic, I’m Not Your Weekend Special traces the highs and lows of Brenda Fassie’s life, celebrating the significance of this South African icon… Contributors include: James Ainsworth; Beathur Baker; Charl Blignaut; Bongani Fassie; Themba Fassie; Andrew Herold; Bongani Madondo; Ludwe Maki; Lionel Manga; Hugh Masekela; Melvyn Matthews; Njabulo Ndebele; Duma ka-Ndlovu; Vukile Pokwana; Janet Smith; Tholang Tseka; and Oscar Tyumre among others.” (source: Pan MacMillan South Africa) Click here to buy this book

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