Mark Gevisser

Mark Gevisser is a South African author and journalist. His new book, The Pink Line: The Worlds Queer Frontiers (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), will be published in 2019. His previous books include Lost and Found in Johannesburg: A Memoir (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014), and the award-winning A Legacy of Liberation: Thabo Mbeki and the Future of the South African Dream (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2009). His work has appeared in

Granta, The New York Times, The Guardian and The Nation, among many others. He lives outside Cape Town.

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House of Rainbow

ReportageTO GET TO House of Rainbow you turn off the Apata Road from Ibadan at the Moco petrol station and then make your way down a rutted track through a cluttered market. Ibadan is Yoruba heartland, the region’s commercial...

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