Professor Christo Doherty, Head of Digital Arts at the Wits University School of Arts (WSOA), had this to add to my piece on black swans: “Black Swan was also the title of a novel (sadly now out of print,) by the South African writer, Christopher Hope. The Black Swan was a township kid who develops [...]
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I heard about ‘Black Swan’ from someone who read the book, but couldn’t remember its full name, or that of the author. I smart-Googled the term there and then, and found a book named “The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable“. It turned out to be a brilliant read.