Food24 introduces Table Magic

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We've made it as easy as pie to book your favourite table.

South African author on the list of finalists for this year’s Man Booker Prize

2015-03-24 16:58

Award-winning poet and novelist Marlene van Niekerk is on the hand-picked list of finalists for this year’s Man Booker Prize.

Remember that annoying Microsoft Paper clip? There's a sexy story about him now.

2015-03-23 12:59

Conquered by Clippy is the short story you never knew you needed to read. #notreally

So you’ve been publicly shamed

2015-03-18 11:43

Public shamings are no new thing, except nowadays, we enjoy watching from behind the safety of our computer screens while we gang up mercilessly on someone who has made a mistake.

8 of Terry Pratchett's best female characters

2015-03-13 11:49

Terry Pratchett wrote some of the best female characters the world has ever seen.

Goodbye Sir Terry Pratchett. I’ll never forget you

2015-03-13 08:53

Laura Shortridge pays homage to the best-selling and much loved fantasy author, Terry Pratchett.

6 psychological thrillers that we can’t wait to get our hands on

2015-03-06 15:43

We think these keep-you-on-the-edge-of-your-seat reads sound like books worth adding to your collection.

Confessions of a reluctant book lender

2015-03-02 00:00

There’s nothing worse than someone who does not return the book that someone lent to them.

Does my child read too much?

2015-02-12 12:55

Cath Jenkin has the best problem a parent could ask for - her child loves to read.

Would you read a book by an author who’s lied about the story?

2015-02-03 15:44

The answer to this question isn't as clear cut as you'd think, says Tammy February.


Why some people are racist

2015-03-27 10:46

In his book, Black Brain, White Brain, Gavin Evans examines and challenges the myths being perpetuated about the relations between genetics, race, IQ and general intelligence.

South African Indies Rock Book Festival is becoming a thing and you need to know about it.

2015-03-24 15:30

A talented young writer is launching her own independent book festival in Johannesburg and we have the details.

Should you go and watch the film version of Veronica Roth’s Insurgent?

2015-03-20 13:41

Although the essence of the book is there, Insurgent diverges almost completely from the book.


It’s old, but it’s gold. Whether you’re a reviewer, an avid reader or both, chances are that you’ve come across these overly used descriptors.

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15 funny, profound Terry Pratchett quotes

2015-03-13 09:05

These quotes from the author and his books show his uniquely comical, iconoclastic perspective.

Why I avoid reading dark books

2015-03-10 14:42

Sometimes I simply refuse to read books dealing with harsh topics.

15 ways to tell if you are a bookworm

2015-03-04 12:18

The ultimate checklist for readers everywhere.

5 things bound to happen when reading erotic fiction

2015-02-16 10:14

Because who doesn’t dream of having their own fictional bad boy?

Lied about reading a book?

2015-02-05 13:29

We asked. You sheepishly confessed. Because ain’t nobody got time for Tolstoy’s War and Peace.

Book review: The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey

2015-02-03 12:52

The wildly successful follow up to Rick Yancey’s award-winning dystopian fiction novel, The 5th Wave.

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