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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Dec 11, Jill rated it liked it. 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.


Finding libraries that hold this item Sep 24, Mmy Nkutha rated it liked bangu. His analytic articles and columns have been widely published in South African newspapers and the New York Times.

A Bantu in my Bathroom

Write a review Rate this item: Some essays are not to be missed – Bantu in my Bathroom, on Coconuts, on the divided nation – might even go well for class assignments! Can blacks be racist?

Can blacks be racist? Similar Items Related Subjects: McKaiser too could be accused of what he refers to in the book as the “smugness and self-indulgence of many white liberal South Africans”. South Africa — Social conditions — Public opinion.

You already recently rated this item. Some debates are complicated and will require serious consideration and even introspection. Eusebius McKaiser is on a mission to raise the level of debate in South Africa. Jill Isaacs Bachan rated it really liked it Apr 14, Thought provoking and interesting.

A Bantu in my bathroom! : debating race, sexuality and other uncomfortable South African topics

Rather than leaving a sense of wondering or delving deeper into the questions posed, or leaving the answer to the reader, McKaiser wins every argument. Your request to send this item has been completed.


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A Bantu in my Bathroom by Eusebius McKaiser

Immensely readable and completely engaging, McKaiser tackles deeply South African questions of race, sexuality and culture, including: Or should they just keep quiet? That’s indeed the feeling I get from this book – the ‘doing of wisdom’. He provokes readers from their comfort zones and lures them into the debates that shape opinions and society.

Written by a controversial political commentator in South Africa who is male, coloured and gay. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Refresh and try again.

These are just some of the subjects McKaiser raises. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This malformed URI has been treated as a string – ‘http: Skye Grove rated it really liked it Aug 06,