ARTICLES RELATING TO BOOKS

Four sex addiction myths

2015-09-03 05:43

Is sex addiction an actual psychological disorder? Many people still don’t seem to think so.

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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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Good books vs bad behaviour

2015-08-11 12:53

How much does an author’s behaviour influence your decision to read that author’s book?

The Black Sash: Women for Justice and Peace

2015-07-30 09:03

How a group of white South African women used their privilege to combat issues of racism and inequality in an effort to work towards a better South Africa for all.

Book Review: The Dream House by Craig Higginson

2015-07-23 13:59

A beautifully poetic narrative that is filled with sad imagery; gloomy mists creep from the pages into the reader’s mind, seemingly to prepare for a dark ending.

Book review: The Retribution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

2015-07-14 14:25

The final and mind-bendingly twisty conclusion to a series that proved to be unpredictable right from the start.

Book review: Fragments by Sarah Foot

2015-07-14 12:51

Sarah Foot provides none of the glib solutions that romantic fiction traditionally offers. Instead she poses the more tricky question: When love cannot conquer all, what remains?

Memoirs of a Born Free

2015-07-14 12:34

Wa Azania's book is tricky to review; it's part family history, part political musings and part story of the South Africa that some people don't see.

Book review: The Lives of Stella Bain by Anita Shreve

2015-07-14 12:19

In Stella Bain, the tale deals with an American woman who has volunteered as a nurse/ambulance driver during WW1 (prior to America’s involvement), and finds herself serving in France.

Book review: The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks

2015-07-14 11:57

This beautifully crafted yet deeply creepy psychological thriller will stay with you for years to come.

 
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Some we loved, others we hated, but one thing was clear: if you didn’t read the books in time for set work exams, you would probably have failed English literature.

Some we loved, others we hated, but one thing was clear: if you didn’t read the books in time for set work exams, you would probably have failed English literature.

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Funniest CVs ever

2015-08-13 00:00

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

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From the hottest new fantasy fiction, to the latest Harper Lee novel, these are the books that should be added to your to-be-read pile.

From the hottest new fantasy fiction, to the latest Harper Lee novel, these are the books that should be added to your to-be-read pile.

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Helen Zille is writing a memoir and the internet is trying to name it.

2015-07-28 12:28

Twitter has come up with the funniest and shadiest names for Helen Zille's upcoming memoir.

The 5 stages of going through a book break-up

2015-07-20 13:08

Because life's way too short to read a bad book.

Book review: Primates of Park Avenue by Wednesday Martin

2015-07-14 13:02

It’s been described as “juicy, sexy and bawdy”; as “deliciously evil”; as a whistle-blowing tell-all. But I didn’t find Primates of Park Avenue to be any of those things.

Book review: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

2015-07-14 12:46

A gorgeous and glorious tale of love, darkness, magic, mayhem, and a little bit of mystery.

Book review: Adult Onset by Ann-Marie Macdonald

2015-07-14 12:26

What seems at first to be a humorous, well-observed take on family life and motherhood takes a darker and more intriguing turn as fragments of memory and unspoken truths begin to surface.

Book review: Funny Girl by Nick Hornby

2015-07-14 12:11

From the author of High Fidelity, About a Boy, and A Long Way Down, comes another delightful book that will make you laugh, and then make you think.

Five reasons to read Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

2015-07-14 11:33

Despite the controversy surrounding Atticus Finch, here are five reasons why you should read this book today.

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