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We Need New Names

2014-04-14 11:36

"Everybody wants to be the USA and Britain. Nobody wants to be rags of countries like Congo, Somalia and the one we live in."

Welcome to hell, bitch!

2014-04-10 14:12

One house. Three women. Ten years in hell. Warning: Sensitive content - mentions of torture and rape.

Book review: Watch Your Back by Karen Rose

2014-04-06 21:18

Queen of romantic suspense, Karen Rose is back with a new novel, and this time, we get to read Stevie and Clay's story.

How much do you really trust your doctor?

2014-04-06 20:18

After reading Dark Whispers, you may find yourself looking for every excuse in the world just to avoid ever having to go to any kind of medical expert ever again.

Book review: In 50 Years We'll All Be Chicks by Adam Carolla

2014-04-06 13:00

An un-PC, unapologetic and crudely written book you’ll either find laugh-out-loud hilarious or downright offensive. You decide.

Book review: Barracuda by Christos Tsiolkas

2014-04-04 11:48

If you loved Courtenay’s Australian novels of yester-year, Tully by Paullina Simons or Tsiolkas’s The Slap, read Barracuda. It’s utterly brilliant.

Book review: The Woman Who Dived into the Heart of the World by Sabina Berman

2014-04-04 11:24

A touch of magical realism and boatfuls of empathy make this story of an unusual girl’s love of the sea an irresistible debut novel.

Why Archbishop Desmond Tutu is absolutely delightful

2014-03-27 12:30

At the launch of his new children's book Let There Be Light, our favourite Archbishop proved once again, just how relatable he is to the masses, and children in particular.

Not every book heroine needs a man, but what if she wants one?

2014-03-26 12:30

Feminism in chick lit is often watered down, but Erica Jong's Fear of Flying takes an honest look at a heroine who tries to reconcile her feminist beliefs with her desire for the security of being dependent on men.

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We share our top 5 moments of our favourite Archbishop reading to the little ones at the launch of his new book, Let There Be Light.

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Why Afrikaners hate English

2014-03-20 00:00

WARNING: Read this only if you have a sense of humour.

Receive a FREE eCookbook valued at R50

2014-03-18 09:26

This book is a South African Indian vegetarian recipe book with over 30 delicious meat free recipes from all over the country, handpicked by SA’s First MasterChef Deena Naidoo. Sign up and receive tips on better eating and receive a FREE eCookBook.

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Bestselling author Karen Rose dishes the dirt on the sex scenes in her books, and chats to us about the psychological impact that writing the more violent aspects in her novels, has on her.

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My friends steal my books

2014-03-13 00:00

Here are some of your tips on how to get them back.

Inferno by Dan Brown

2014-03-10 11:29

The Da Vinci Code author is back with a new book and it's already taking the world by storm. Read an excerpt from his novel.

If the warning signs are there, why do some women still fall in love with men who kill?

2014-03-04 14:52

And most importantly, can it be helped? An entire book has been written about this phenomenon. Read an extract from it here.

Everything you need to know about the voting process

2014-03-03 12:14

This extract from S.A. Politics Unspun gives you a comprehensive, easy-to-understand look at what the election process entails. Part 2.

Why Afrikaners hate English

2014-03-03 10:52

WARNING: Read this only if you have a sense of humour.

Erotic sex scene FAILS

2014-02-27 13:15

Sex scenes in fiction leave us with unrealistic expectations.

The ANC in exile: where the rot began

2014-02-18 10:45

An extract from a controversial new book which seeks to answer the question about the fate of the ANC.

This brief history of SA politics may explain why the DA keeps blaming the ANC

2014-02-12 13:38

Part one of a series taken from S.A. Politics Unspun, a definitive guide to SA’s political road map.

Book review: We Need New Names by Noviolet Bulawayo

2014-02-11 09:56

The grass may be greener on the other side, but there’s no place like home.

 

Welcome to hell, bitch!

2014-04-11 10:30

One House. Three Women. Ten Years in Hell. Warning: Sensitive content - mentions of torture and rape.

Book review: Teardrop by Lauren Kate

2014-04-07 13:19

What would you do if you were told to never, ever, under any circumstance whatsoever, cry?

Book review: The Crane Wife by Patrick Ness

2014-04-06 20:55

For the reader who loves a story within a story (and good dose of legend and symbolism), Patrick Ness delivers on both accounts.

Book review: Helen of Troy by Ruby Blondell

2014-04-06 20:06

Helen of Troy embodies the very idea of perfect beauty, but because of this, she also perfectly embodies male anxieties about female beauty and sexuality. Of which there are many.

Book review: Horns by Joe Hill

2014-04-04 11:36

Imagine you could hear all of humanity's darkest, most twisted desires.

Book review: Banished by Liz de Jager

2014-04-04 10:38

Banished is an action-packed urban fantasy set in an England filled with magical creatures.

Kurt Cobain inspires new comic book which will be released in April

2014-03-28 19:00

Kurt Cobain will have his life documented in a new animated biography which documents the late Nirvana frontman's rise to fame and battle with drugs.

Tutu melts everyone's hearts.

2014-03-27 10:30

Watch as Archbishop Desmond Tutu delights the children as he reads to them from his new book, Let There Be Light.

Why Archbishop Desmond Tutu is absolutely delightful

2014-03-26 12:17

At the launch of his new children's book Let There Be Light, our favourite Archbishop proved once again, just how relatable he is to the masses, and children in particular.

Not every book heroine needs a man, but what if she wants one?

2014-03-24 15:12

Feminism in chick lit is often watered down, but Erica Jong's Fear of Flying takes an honest look at a heroine who tries to reconcile her feminist beliefs with her desire for the security of being dependent on men.

Everything you need to know about the voting process

2014-03-24 09:30

This extract from S.A. Politics Unspun gives you a comprehensive, easy-to-understand look at what the election process entails. Part 2.

Sex and violence: it's not just the reader who's affected

2014-03-18 11:30

Bestselling author Karen Rose dishes the dirt on the sex scenes in her books, and chats to us about the psychological impact that writing the more violent aspects in her novels, has on her.

Are you an introvert?

2014-03-18 00:00

Actually, if you're an extrovert and you want to understand introverts, you should probably read this too.

Why science fiction rocks

2014-03-13 14:00

Contrary to popular belief, science fiction is not just about aliens and spaceships. A reader tells us why he's such an avid fan.

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Then you really need to read Watch Your Back by international and best-selling author, Karen Rose.

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Book review: Lexicon by Max Barry

2014-03-05 10:36

What if words could – quite literally – bring you to your knees?

What's in store for the 2014 elections?

2014-03-03 12:16

This extract from S.A. Politics Unspun gives you a comprehensive, easy-to-understand look at what the election process entails. Part 3.

This is what happens before the election campaigns start

2014-03-03 12:14

This extract from S.A. Politics Unspun gives you a comprehensive, easy-to-understand look at what the election process entails. Part 1.

Book review: Passion Play by Beth Bernobich

2014-03-02 12:30

If you’re looking for story that blends myth, magic and intrigue against a greater backdrop that hints at an epic past, then Passion Play is a book you must read.

M-Net drops M-Net Literary Awards

2014-02-25 16:05

M-Net is ending its M-Net Literary Award, the only competition in South Africa which celebrated writing and awarded annual prizes to books written in all of South Africa’s languages.

The ANC in exile: where the rot began

2014-02-17 11:39

An extract from a controversial new book which seeks to answer the question about the fate of the ANC.

Book review: Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly

2014-02-11 12:53

History is relived through the eyes of an angry, sad girl who, in the midst of her downward spiral, finds that sometimes the biggest revolutions that happen are the ones that occur within.

Book review: Cross and Burn by Val McDermid

2014-02-11 09:56

Cross and Burn follows on from Retribution, except this time around we see some more action from players who were never at the forefront before.

 
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