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Dead Cows for Piranhas

2015-01-26 15:23

A brutal and in-depth look into the ugly world of the South African and transnational drug trade.

4 reasons you should read Leaving Time, the new novel by Jodi Picoult

2015-01-22 21:00

The international best-selling author, who is currently in South Africa as part of her book tour promotion, has just released her 24th novel, Leaving Time. Here’s why you should pick it up.

Intersex is not a dirty word!

2015-01-19 15:31

“Human nature truly sucks sometimes. When we encounter something out of our range of what is expected, we poke at it and stare at it and generally react badly.”

Join Fin24 and Ian Mann for our Best Business Books Breakfast

2015-01-19 11:45

Fin24 has teamed up with ace business book reviewer and author Ian Mann to host a series of high-level business book breakfasts.

Books we wish we could read again for the first time

2015-01-04 07:00

Which book do you wish you could dive into as if you’ve never read it before? We asked, you answered.

Book review: Prince Lestat by Anne Rice

2014-12-25 21:00

The Brat Prince is back… But should Anne Rice have left sleeping demons lie?

The Vagenda: A ZERO Tolerance Guide to the Media

2014-12-12 07:00

This book calls out the need to, not just ask for, but demand a media that is representative of who women really are.

Book review: Not That Kind Of Girl By Lena Dunham

2014-12-08 11:03

In the words of Hannah Horvath, Lena Dunham is “…the voice of our generation… or at least a voice of a generation”.

Book review: I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes

2014-12-08 10:59

Readers who sat up all night reading The Shining Girls and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Trilogy will happily do the same with I am Pilgrim.

Book review: Sisters of Treason by Elizabeth Fremantle

2014-12-08 10:47

Some of the best historical fiction focuses on peripheral characters, whose lives are equally buffeted by the squalls of history as those of more celebrated people.

Book review: Prince Lestat by Anne Rice

2014-12-08 10:33

The Brat Prince is back… But should Anne Rice have left sleeping demons lie?

Book review: The Woman Who Stole My Life by Marian Keyes

2014-12-08 10:33

Marian Keyes has a unique ability to find the twist of dark humour in her characters’ darkest days, and she is on song with this uplifting, highly entertaining novel.

Books we wish we could read again for the first time

2014-12-04 15:20

Which book do you wish you could dive into as if you’ve never read it before? We asked, you answered.

Mockingjay is finally here and we loved it!

2014-11-21 15:11

The girl on fire burns brighter than ever as she takes on President Snow and his oppressive regime in the first instalment of the conclusion to the Hunger Games trilogy.

Holiday read: ‘Pieces of Silver’ shines

2014-11-10 14:56

This major new novel brings into sharp focus the involvement of the Nazis with the Silver Arrows Grand Prix in the run-up to the Second World War. Great holiday read!

Crappest CVs ever

2014-11-06 15:51

“Good day. My name is Pablo Mustafa. I am a former painting assistant to Jesus Christ and Takashi Murakami.”

Reader opinion: 4 reasons why I’ve decided to give my books away

2014-11-04 11:40

It’s incomprehensible that people would want to get rid of their book collection, and yet this is exactly what one reader did. Here’s why.

Reader book review: Tease by Amanda Maciel

2014-10-30 14:20

If you’re looking for a book that tackles and highlights the dangers of bullying and harassment, then you should get your hands on a copy of Tease.

10 books we're loving right now

2014-10-27 09:56

From the latest book by Zakes Mda to the newest masterpiece from Haruki Murakami, these are the books that have been keeping us hooked this month.

 

4 reasons you should read Leaving Time, the new novel by Jodi Picoult

2015-01-21 14:13

The international best-selling author, who is currently in South Africa as part of her book tour promotion, has just released her 24th novel, Leaving Time. Here’s why you should pick it up.

Book review: Sisters of Treason by Elizabeth Fremantle

2015-01-12 21:00

Some of the best historical fiction focuses on peripheral characters, whose lives are equally buffeted by the squalls of history as those of more celebrated people.

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South Africa's high crime rate inspires novelist

2014-12-29 09:22

Novelist Angela Makholwa's fascination with South Africa's violent crime has made her one of the country's most popular writers.

Book review: The Woman Who Stole My Life by Marian Keyes

2014-12-23 19:00

Marian Keyes has a unique ability to find the twist of dark humour in her characters’ darkest days, and she is on song with this uplifting, highly entertaining novel.

Book review: The Apple Tart of Hope by Sarah Moore Fitzgerald

2014-12-08 11:07

An enchanting little novel of hope and apple tarts, mixed with splashes of magic realism.

Book review: Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch

2014-12-08 10:59

Betrayals, alliances and magical exploits are the name of the game in this high fantasy novel.

Book review: All the Truth That's in Me by Julie Berry

2014-12-08 10:47

The story of young girl’s journey of healing following the events that led to her abduction and subsequent return.

Book review: Behind the Door: The Oscar and Reeva Story by Barry Bateman and Mandy Wiener

2014-12-08 10:33

Journalists Mandy Wiener and Barry Bateman, the authority on everything #OscarTrial related, give us the closest version of events possible.

The Vagenda: A ZERO Tolerance Guide to the Media

2014-12-08 10:33

This book calls out the need to, not just ask for, but demand a media that is representative of who women really are.

Books we want to read again for the first time

2014-12-07 07:15

Which book do you wish you could dive into as if you’ve never read it before? We asked, you answered.

The Ultimate Guide to Orgasm for Women

2014-12-03 00:00

Explicit content: Ladies, are you tired of being left high and dry during sex? It's time to get up close and personal with your lady bits.

Who would you choose to date? The fireman, the sexy sculptor or the aristocratic Italian?

2014-11-25 14:39

Which option will you choose in this choose your own erotic adventure novel penned by local author Helena S. Paige?

Crappest CVs ever

2014-11-09 07:00

“Good day. My name is Pablo Mustafa. I am a former painting assistant to Jesus Christ and Takashi Murakami.”

Why I gave my books away

2014-11-05 09:21

It’s incomprehensible that people would want to get rid of their book collection, and yet this is exactly what one reader did. Here’s why.

Reneé Zellweger fired because of her new face?

2014-11-03 16:39

There’s a rumour that Zellweger’s drastic facial transformation might cost her the next Bridget Jones movie. We think it’s ridiculous.

A reader's open letter to Lena Dunham

2014-10-28 11:53

‘We both adore Taylor Swift and we both wear panties (sometimes even granny ones).’

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Book review: Splintered by A.G. Howard

2014-10-21 09:49

A seductive and imaginative urban gothic fantasy novel that warps the world of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland and transforms it into a world that you’ve never known before.

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