Phaswane Mpe taught African literature and publishing studies at the University
of Witwatersrand. Welcome to Our Hillbrow was his only published novel. He died in 2004.
Welcome to Our Hillbrow
A Novel of Postapartheid South Africa
By Phaswane Mpe
Welcome to Our Hillbrow is an exhilarating and disturbing ride through the chaotic and hyper-real zone of Hillbrow—microcosm of all that is contradictory, alluring, and painful in the postapartheid South African psyche.