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Book review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

2015-05-29 11:41

Sometimes, loving someone is just not enough to save them.

Book review: The Diving by Helen Walne

2015-05-26 15:14

We can rage against what fate throws at us and the ones we love but in the end, is there another alternative? No. This is life and this is how it goes.

Book review: Bitter Dawn: A Search for the Truth About the Murder of Anni Dewani by Dan Newling

2015-05-26 15:14

In our minds, Shrien Dewani has always been guilty, but is he really? Bitter Dawn explores this and more.

Book review: Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

2015-05-26 15:14

This is a book for every woman, whether you work or not, and a book that men desperately need to read too. This is a book for everyone.

Book review: Jani Confidential by Jani Allan

2015-05-26 15:14

This book, as much as it offers insights into Jani, offers insights into our history too.

Never read the comments!

2015-05-18 15:11

Imagine if people behaved in real life the way they do on the internet? You’d have folk walking down the street ranting like lunatics, says Rebecca Davis.

Here are some of the funniest words for penises

2015-05-14 00:00

From ‘rod’ to ‘raging beast of his desire’ some authors get quite creative when describing male genitalia in sex scenes.

What would you do if you realised that the book you’re reading is all about you?

2015-05-05 11:18

Any resemblance to persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental...

Dominated, sublimated and deconstructed down to body parts

2015-04-29 12:24

The shock, disbelief, the blaming, the shaming and the hatred of others - All the Rage by Courtney Summers is a book that depicts everything that might have happened to me had I stayed in my country after I was raped.


Book review: The Jewel by Amy Ewing

2015-05-29 12:57

A harrowing read that deals with the subject of surrogacy as a form of servitude, in a society that is dominated by wealthy and privileged royals unable to bear children of their own.

Book review: The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North

2015-05-26 15:14

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August is elegant, beautiful and pensive, which is not something I can often say of books that also happen to be fantastic thrillers.

Book review: The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

2015-05-26 15:14

Ten years after his exquisite best-seller Never Let Me Go, Ishiguro is back with another unique and unpredictable work of literary skill.

Book review: The Magician’s Lie by Greer Macallister

2015-05-26 15:14

A richly woven, descriptive tale of a little bit of magic, rising above one’s circumstances, the power of what we are willing to believe, and continual new beginnings.

Book review: Bird Box by Josh Malerman

2015-05-26 15:14

Tense, disturbing and all-together terrifying, Bird Box is the kind of horror novel that will have you suffering from the worst kind of anxiety ever.

How Long will South Africa Survive?

2015-05-25 09:20

Everything suggests that South Africa under the ANC is fast slipping backward and that the survival of South Africa as a unitary state cannot be taken for granted.


We all have that one book that we gave up on. We share some of ours.

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Female Chauvinist Pigs

2015-05-08 11:28

“The author isn’t against women being agents of their own sexuality, but she has a problem with the fact that raunchy female objectification is presented as the only way to be female/sexy in our society.”

Don’t be a racist. Ever. But in particular, don’t be a racist online

2015-05-04 00:00

Can we really prohibit speech that is hurtful? Excerpt from Don’t film yourself having sex and other legal advice for the age of social media.

Every day is #WorldBookDay

2015-04-23 15:06

In honour of World Book Day, here are 10 of our favourite quotes about books, reading and the power of stories.

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