SEE: Step inside the Chinese bookstore that's bound to wow you!

2019-02-06 15:16

It’s easy to see why Zhongshuge Bookstore in Hangzhou, China, is described as the stairway to literary heaven.

Discovery launches R1.85bn bookbuild as bank plans move forward

2018-11-08 19:23

Discovery has launched an accelerated bookbuild offering of new shares to raise up to R1.85bn, which it plans to use, in part, to buy out FirstRand's interest in Discovery Bank.


2018-10-03 12:30

Despite parting with his own company the Beam Group, superstar rapper AKA is on a high right now and he just can’t stop winning.

A counter-intuitive change to your daily schedule can make you feel happier and less busy

2018-06-11 11:46

Schedule time to spend with friends and family in order to feel happier and less busy, says Laura Vanderkam in her new book, "Off the Clock." It's a more memorable way to pass your days than browsing social media.


2018-05-27 10:31

In a video with content creator Dennis Ngango, DJ Zinhle opened up about her life, gave relationship advice and talked about her upcoming projects.

There's one big reason to break up with someone, even if you love them

2018-02-28 11:01

It may be time to break up if two people in a relationship are on different life timelines, argues Jenna Birch in "The Love Gap."

Somgaga threatens to take Bonang to court

2017-08-28 15:13

According to reports, Somizi Mhlongo's lawyers have sent letters to Bonang Matheba’s management team regarding the removal of Somizi's name from her book.

Book review: Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

2017-02-06 15:15

Love books with relatable characters, likeable protagonists and endings that won’t make you question everything? This book is not for you.

Book review: Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh

2017-02-06 15:11

If you loved Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl and Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, you’ll want to read this artfully narrated and skilfully paced mystery.


Michelle Obama shares details about marriage and independence in her memoir, Becoming

2018-11-14 10:24

"I missed Barack terribly, but I rationalised our situation as I could, understanding that even if we were newlyweds, this interlude was probably for the best."

Tumi Morake gets candid in her book

2018-10-12 10:25

Tumi Morake has recently launched her much anticipated memoir


2018-08-22 15:00

THE ONGOING struggle with our finances seems to be our unofficial national sport.

Asking yourself a simple question can radically change the way you manage your time and make you happier

2018-05-31 14:39

Schedule your days according to what will make you happy in the future, looking back. And resist the urge to simply do what feels good in the moment. That's according to time-management expert Laura Vanderkam, author of "Off the Clock."

A Harvard psychologist says too many people think about happiness all wrong

2018-03-23 14:23

Harvard psychologist Susan David, author of "Emotional Agility," says accepting the full range of your feelings is the paradoxical key to being happier.

Trevor Wadley, SA's very own Thomas Edison

2018-02-25 00:00

What a Great Idea! by Mike Bruton is a full-colour book that documents South Africa’s amazing inventors and innovations. Today’s extract is about Trevor Wadley.

Book extract: The politics behind the politics

2017-11-19 05:52

In her second book, novelist Rehana Rossouw, herself a seasoned journalist, tells the story of Aaliyah ‘Ali’ Adams, a hard-nosed political reporter from the Bo-Kaap who will follow a trail of corruption during the second year of the Mandela presidency, uncovering a shocking scoop.

Pamela Nomvete is now dancing to the drum

2017-08-15 16:29

Veteran actress tells of her bitter-sweet journey of life and being a celebrity

Book review: Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

2017-02-06 15:15

A novel that spits in the face of physics, anthropology and religion and dares us to question everything we know about ourselves.

Book review: Slipping: Stories, Essays, & Other Writing by Lauren Beukes

2017-02-06 15:09

A stunning, diverse collection of genre-spanning short fiction by one of South Africa’s best speculative fiction authors

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