What it means to be a Jewish trans woman

2016-05-24 13:32

"Making my transition has made me realise that if I ever attended another Sedar again, I would choose to sit amongst the women," says Anastacia Tomson in Always Anastacia, her new book about being transgender in South Africa.

Funniest CVs ever

2016-05-03 00:00

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

Excerpt: The End of Whiteness: Satanism and Family Murders in SA

2016-03-30 11:29

Did you know that the beginning of the end of apartheid saw fears of Satanism rearing its head?

Book extract: Murder at Small Koppie

2016-02-18 09:19

The Real Story of the Marikana Massacre.

Browse through this list of books and make sure to add it to your Christmas wishlist this year.

Browse through this list of books and make sure to add it to your Christmas wishlist this year.

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What will happen in the event of a blackout?

2015-11-05 13:23

The government was first warned about the electricity crisis back in 1998. It’s 2015 and we’ve reached crisis point. Is the worst still to come?

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.

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.

We need more books about suicide

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: 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.


I'm the Girl Who Was Raped

2016-05-10 11:03

In a harrowing new book, Michelle Hattingh talks candidly about being raped on the very day she presented her thesis on men’s perceptions of rape.

Gangster’s paradise: why Cape Town’s gangs are thriving

2016-04-21 13:40

Police efforts to curb gang membership and violence in Cape Town are failing. In an attempt to find a solution, a new book, Gang Town, by Don Pinnock turns existing theories on their head.

6 types of people you should avoid dating

2016-03-07 13:53

In her new book, The Dot Spot: Adventures in Love and Sex, Dorothy Black talks love, sex and the highs and lows of dating in general.

Things your mama never told you

2016-01-11 00:00

"You will want to be angry. If you are angry, you will be called An Angry Young Woman, or worse, An Angry Old Woman, or even worse, An Angry Feminist."

What if there were No Whites in South Africa?

2015-12-01 08:10

The Editor-in-Chief of City Press examines what it means to be South African in a country with our unique racial history.

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.

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.

The truth about cybersex

2015-07-02 11:44

In her new book, Cyber Infidelity, Dr Eve takes a look at the increasing phenomenon of people who cyber cheat.

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: 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.

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