Eusebius McKaiser’s rise as a political commentator and media personality has been meteoric. In his first book, A Bantu in my bathroom!, McKaiser stretches his . 5 Aug Book reviews. A Bantu in My Bathroom: Debating Race, Sexuality, and Other Uncomfortable South African Topics. Gibson Ncube Stellenbosch. embracing.”1 Eusebius McKaiser’s A Bantu in My Bathroom certainly falls into this in My Bathroom is replete with infectious threats that could do harm to the.
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These are just some of the subjects McKaiser raises. Dec 11, Jill rated it liked it.
First edition View all editions and formats. Perhaps the lightness and the personal accounts, real life experience and conversations allow the reader to confront the issues without being intimidated. Mar 15, Diane Brown rated it really liked it Shelves: Some debates are complicated and will require serious consideration and even introspection.
Mg readable and completely engaging, McKaiser tackles deeply South African questions of race, sexuality and culture, including: The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.
I did find myself chuckling at parts and other parts were interesting but it was only in the last section that I appreciated McKaiser’s work. Be the first to ask a question about A Bantu in my Bathroom. Trivia About A Bantu in my Bat Eusebius McKaiser is on a mission to raise the level of debate in South Africa. First edition View all editions and formats Summary: The debates of the day apply to all our lives, whether they are about racism, homosexuality, polygamy or just how we identify ourselves.
A Bantu in my Bathroom
Unfortunately, I was not nearly as impressed as I had anticipated. But as I continued reading, the word ‘Sophist’ bqthroom impinging itself into my head. This was a roller coaster read. Citations are based on reference standards. Good observations and interesting eye-openers into South Africa’s diverse and hurt past, though Sep 25, Liesbeth Raymakers rated it liked it.
WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Write a review Rate this item: Refresh and try again. A collection of short stories about race, sexuality and love.
A Bantu In My Bathroom: Jill Isaacs Bachan rated it really liked it Apr 14, abntu As we sit down, Eusebius comments on how there isn’t one black person at the table. His stories are raw and juicy.
A Bantu in my Bathroom by Eusebius McKaiser
Cancel Forgot your password? A good read for a while, but a struggle to get through. On the day he handed me my copy, we were headed for lunch, and decided to have it in Parkhurst. Although I can’t deny that McKaiser can certainly write and has a unique style with which he expresses his provocative and insightful opinions, I felt like it was too anecdotal, reading more like an autobiography in the race and sexuality essays, even coming off as really full of himself at times.
What makes this book a page turner is the ease with which the writer allows the ordinary reader who does not have a philosophy degree or debating credentials various view points on a subject, and a conclusion.
What is the difference between a vagina and a home? Why are South Africans so uncomfortable with deep disagreement? Thought provoking and interesting.