04-08 September 2019

Open Book Festival

04-08 September2019

James-Brent Styan

James-Brent Styan has been the Media Liaison Officer for the Western Cape Minister of Local Government and Environmental Affairs since 2014. Previously, James was a senior political correspondent for Media24 in Parliament, after working as a financial reporter in Johannesburg for a number of years. His first book, Blackout: The Eskom Crisis, was published in 2015. His second book, Heartbreaker (2017) is a biography of Dr Christiaan Barnard, who conducted the first successful heart transplant at Groote Schuur Hospital, while Steinhoff en die Stellenbosse Boys was published this year.