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2014-02-13 11:41

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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.

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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

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

2012-08-06 12:00

A beautiful story about a boy trying to heal from the pain of losing his father and ends up changing his life and the lives of the scores of New Yorkers he encounters.

Kingdom of Strangers

2012-07-31 12:00

Kingdom of Strangers is less a mystery novel than a portrait of Saudi society, but fans of crime fiction will no doubt appreciate the investigative techniques described in this gripping novel.

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