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A Bantu in My Bathroom
A Bantu in My Bathroom

A Bantu in My Bathroom

Debating Race, Sexuality and Other Uncomfortable South African Topics


208 Pages, 6.32 x 9.19

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $22.95)

Publication Date: September 2012

ISBN 9781920434373

Rights: WOR

Bookstorm (Sep 2012)

Available from local and national retailers throughout the US.


Why are South Africans so uncomfortable with deep disagreement? Why do is their such a high level of intolerance for people with opposing views? Eusebius McKaiser is on a mission to raise the level of debate in South Africa. He provokes readers from their comfort zones and lures them into the debates that shape opinions and society. With surprising candour and intensely personal examples, McKaiser examines our deepest-felt prejudices and ingrained assumptions. Don't expect to read this book and escape with your defences intact. Immensely readable and completely engaging, McKaiser tackles deeply South African questions of race, sexuality and culture, including: Can blacks be racist? Why is our society so violent? Is it morally okay to be prejudiced against skinny lovers? Why is the presidential penis so problematic? Is unconditional love ever a good thing? Is it necessary to search for a national identity?

Author Biography

Eusebius McKaiser is a political analyst, broadcaster, public speaker and lecturer. He studied law and philosophy, and is a former South African and World Masters Debate Champion. McKaiser is the author of A Bantu In My Bathroom and Could I Vote DA? A Voter's Dilemma.