Nie-fiksie / Non-fiction: Humour / Humor
Nie-fiksie / Non-fiction - Humour / Humor
With the Karen meme taking over the internet, two real-life Karens offer thoughts on how and when to be a Karen, and how and when to shut up.
The Karen Book of Rules covers any sticky situation South Africans may find themselves in, with do's and don'ts for everything from braais, WhatsApp groups and Zoom calls to the navigating the queue at Woolies. A tongue-in-cheek etiquette guide that will make you laugh out loud.
About the authors
Karin Schimke once had a straight blond Karin-fringe that reached her chin. She is also an award-winning poet and translator, an editor and a narrative non-fiction writer-at-large for the Daily Maverick. She lives in Cape Town.
Karen Jeynes has worked extensively as a writer for the screen, and is best known for her work with Both Worlds, as the head writer for the political satire ZANews: Puppet Nation. She headed up the ZANews site, and won the Bookmark for best online editorial. She has written for stage, radio, film and online. She is on twitter @karenjeynes.
Publication date: 2020-09-16