They may be fictional, but our book hero husbands are just the best.

They may be fictional, but our book hero husbands are just the best.

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Lured into a religious cult

2015-08-04 15:02

A single mother and daughter is lured into a religious cult by The Followers in a gripping tale of addiction and manipulation.

Looking for a read to keep you on the edge of your seat ? Here are some of your favourite reads.

Looking for a read to keep you on the edge of your seat ? Here are some of your favourite reads.

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Tony Leon on Mandela's politics

2014-05-29 11:49

In his latest book, Tony Leon discusses the many interactions he had with the country's first democratic president.

Yes, your hobby actually can become your career

Just ask author Karen Rose, who started out as a chemical engineer and went on to become one of the biggest, international and best-selling female crime fiction authors in the world.

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Do you think South Africa is bi-polar?

Publisher/Author Tim Richman discusses his new book, Ja Well No Fine, which gives a general guide to what makes living in South Africa such a unique experience.

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When truth is stranger than fiction in the real lives of authors

2014-01-20 11:12

We all know the fictional stories these authors brought us, but did you know about these true stories from their lives?

The Anti-Hero who should have lived

2013-08-20 14:38

Some characters stay with you longer than others. For Tammy February, that one character is Severus Snape of Harry Potter fame.

Reading to avoid reality

2012-09-18 15:47

Is it wrong to use fiction as a crutch to cope with all the negative things society (and life) keeps throwing our way?

A Humble Companion

2012-08-20 12:00

A unique perspective on the fascinating story of ‘mad’ King George and his large family


Book Review: The Doll's House by M.J. Arlidge

2015-08-05 14:00

The Doll's House is the third anticipated novel and provides new terrifying, detective and investigative work in the Helen Grace series.

Book Review: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

2015-07-17 14:14

Jean Louise, aka Scout, visits her hometown 20 years later, only to discover that everyone she’s ever loved and respected, has changed... and not for the better.

Is this the most offensive obituary ever?

2015-01-30 13:31

Even though recently deceased Thorn Birds author, Colleen McCullough, was a neurophysicist, this newspaper decided to highlight how fat and ugly she was instead.

Nadia Davids reads the opening to her book, An Imperfect Blessing

Author, Nadia Davids reads the very first words from this month's book of the month, An Imperfect Blessing.

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The best and worst aspects of living in Mzantsi

2014-02-13 11:41

Are you a South African who enjoys reading hilarious and tongue-in-cheek books that accurately depict the world around you? Then this book is for you.

The A-Z guide to living in South Africa

2014-02-13 09:43

Why THIS hilarious book is an absolute must-read!

Are you a book snob?

2013-10-28 14:12

Are Mills &Boon, Danielle Steel and Jackie Collins’ novels too mediocre for you? You’re not alone. These readers are fussy too – here’s why.

Best female fictional characters

2013-08-08 13:21

Everyone has that one heroine they love above all others. Here are some your favourites.

How to Eat a Cupcake

2012-08-27 12:00

Have you ever wondered how you eat a cupcake? Is it a calculated dissembling? Or do you merely devour the cupcake faster than it takes for you to breathe in?


2012-08-13 12:00

Karin Slaughter is back with yet another spine-chillingly good crime thriller.

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