March 2006
Nieman Reports;Spring2006, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p93
The article relates the activities that define the career of Lewis Nkosi as a writer. A book about Nkosi, "Still Beating the Drum," is out in the market from Rodopi Publishers. He just finished his novel, "Mandela's Ego," which is due in May or June.


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