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Book review: Sweet Medicine by Panashe Chigumadzi

2016-02-08 09:11

This book is a vital read for young women coming to terms with the various roles of women, and an important reminder of the societal effects of hardship.

Book review: Friction by Sandra Brown

2016-02-01 13:32

While in a courtroom trying to get custody of his daughter, Crawford Hunt saves Judge Holly and gets roped in to help the police investigate a crime.

Book review: How to Make a Point Without Powerpoint by Douglas Kruger

2016-02-01 13:32

According to Douglas Kruger, even the most trained and effective PowerPoint devotees are developed sheep. This book – Kruger’s sixth in 11 years– is full of nuggets.

Book review: Thicker Than Water by Kelly Fiore Stultz

2016-02-01 13:32

Sad, hard-hitting but not sentimental, Thicker Than Water is a dark contemporary about one family’s utter disintegration.

Book review: Loving Amy by Janis Winehouse

2016-02-01 13:28

The mother of soul and jazz singer Amy Winehouse shares how she raised and dealt with the death of her daughter in this compelling read.

Book review: The Long Way to A Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers

2016-02-01 10:28

The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet is what I refer to as a ‘comfort sci-fi’ – it’s full of heart, a joy to read, and delightfully subversive to boot.

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Hot and happening reads everyone will be talking about this year.

Hot and happening reads everyone will be talking about this year.

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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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Book review: Paperweight by Meg Haston

2015-12-14 10:31

This book is exquisite in its fearlessness and examination of a downward spiral that can lead to the kind of situation where someone controls their food intake to the point of near death.

It's tough being a self-published author

2015-11-30 13:48

In light of the costs involved in the publication of a book, here's why one reader's wife had to go the self-publishing route.

 

Book review: I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

2016-02-01 13:36

This is the story of twins coming together, falling apart and rebuilding what is left when the planet they’ve been circling has thrown them both out of orbit.

Book review: The Honey Queen by Cathy Kelly

2016-02-01 13:32

Cathy Kelly seamlessly connects a big host of characters whose fairy tale lives are interrupted by scandals, mayhem and secrets.

Book review: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

2016-02-01 13:32

Set in Naples in the '50s, My Brilliant Friend is a story about the beginning of a life long friendship and the romantic Italian city of Naples.

When Banting leads to murder

2016-02-01 13:31

A hilarious, satirical novel investigating the infamous Banting Professor Tim Noakes's mysterious (fictional) death.

Book review: Flame in the Snow: The Love Letters of André Brink & Ingrid Jonker

2016-02-01 13:26

Read the personal and provocative love letters between two of the greatest writers that South Africa has ever seen.

11 year-old starts campaign for black, female heroes

2016-01-29 14:28

American girl starts inspiring (and very necessary) book drive.

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Need a break from those hefty doorstoppers? These classic novels are short and an absolute delight to read.

Need a break from those hefty doorstoppers? These classic novels are short and an absolute delight to read.

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Which famous author would you dine with?

2015-12-29 10:38

Our readers revealed to us which author they'd love to have dinner with and what they'll ask them one-on-one.

Finding alternative ways to buy books becomes an instinct

2015-12-04 08:59

Our readers go anywhere and everywhere to find bargains when it comes to their beloved books.

“I simply cannot afford books from bookstores in South Africa”

2015-11-26 08:56

Here's why readers have not bought any new books from established book stores in South Africa.

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