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10 famous quotes by the legendary Toni Morrison

2019-08-08 07:22

Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Toni Morrison, died recently at the age of 88. Over her six-decade career, she wrote 11 novels, five children’s books, two plays and an opera. She also served as an editor and professor, mentoring generations of young writers

We should know a lot more about Miriam Tlali - the first black woman to publish a novel in SA

2018-11-12 15:11

A product of Sophiatown, internationally renowned Mam'Miriam Tlali gave the world a great gift with her literary works.

The best quotes from Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird

2016-02-21 13:30

Harper Lee has died at the age of 89, but her literature has left a legacy that is even more relevant and important now than what it was when it was first published.

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?

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Yes, your hobby actually can become your career

Just ask author Karen Rose, who started out as a chemical engineer and went on to become one of the biggest, international and best-selling female crime fiction authors in the world.

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Author interview: Lesley Pearse

2012-03-28 13:25

We chat to Lesley Pearse bestselling author of Belle, about her recent trip to South Africa and her latest novel, The Promise.

Author interview: Kate Furnivall

2012-02-08 15:00

The Russian Concubine author talks about her latest novel, The White Pearl, in this exclusive excerpt taken from the book.

Author interview: Steven Galloway

2011-10-17 10:58

Canadian author, Steven Galloway chats to us about his novel, The Cellist of Sarajevo.

Author interview: Joan de la Haye

2011-07-19 13:08

Women24 chats to South African horror fiction writer Joan de la Haye, about her book, Shadows.

 

6-year-old’s ‘Lego fund’ book selling like hotcakes

2019-02-28 20:03

He thought his daughter might sell about 30 books at R5 each to her classmates. But six-year-old Maya Enslin’s story has spread like wildfire on social media.

This 11 year old has already written 3 books and is Africa's youngest published author

2018-09-06 13:56

Stacey Fru is not only a published author, but she has also recently started her own education-based foundation.

Lauretta Ngcobo: author, teacher and activist

2015-11-05 11:45

Author, essayist, teacher and political activist, Lauretta Ngcobo, has died.

5 Things that you probably didn’t know about Raymond E. Feist

2014-09-19 12:03

The best-selling author is currently in South Africa for the Cape Town Open Book festival as well to promote his most recent book, Magician’s End.

Author interview: Val McDermid

2013-02-05 11:46

Book publicist, Candice Wiggett talks to Val McDermid about crime writing and her latest novel The Vanishing Point.

Top 7 Jodi Picoult reads

2012-02-28 14:53

You like her books? We highlight our favourite novels of the best-selling author.

Salman Rushdie mocks Kim Kardashian

2011-11-03 13:19

You know your divorce is REALLY making headlines when you have high-profile authors like Salman Rushdie composing limericks about it.

Author interview: Sally Partridge

2011-08-30 11:13

Critically acclaimed South African author, Sally Partridge chats to us about her newest release, Dark Poppy's Demise.

The Elephant in the Room

2009-09-15 09:17

There's no avoiding the fallout of family secrets

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