A portrait of Masande Ntshanga wearing a green shirt to a black backdrop.

Like Triangulum, his 2019 novel, parts of Masande Ntshanga's latest book Native Life In The Third Millennium can be classified as science fiction. Throughout the book, there is an underlying tension between man and machine.

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Interview: Masande Ntshanga Ponders What it Means to be a Native in Past and Future Millenia

In his latest book, the poetry-prose hybrid 'Native Life In The Third Millennium', South African author Masande Ntshanga discusses life pre-COVID-19, colonial takeover and the limitations and the existential relationship between man and machine.