News24 launches newsletter for book enthusiasts

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News24 has launched a newsletter for book enthusiasts.

The weekly newsletter, titled Page-turners, will be curated by books editor Shaun de Waal

Shaun previously worked for the Mail & Guardian (and Weekly Mail) from 1989 to 2019, in various capacities, including books editor, arts editor, movie critic, opinion editor, and later editor at large. He has written hundreds of reviews of books and films and other arts coverage for the Mail & Guardian and other publications over the years.

He is the author, editor or co-editor of several books, including These Things Happen, Exposure: Queer Fiction, Pride: Protest and Celebration, To Have and to Hold: The Making of Same-Sex Marriage in SA, and 25 Years of the Mail & Guardian

He did an MA in creative writing and critical theory between 2003 and 2005.

Page-turners is available to all News24 readers and will be delivered to inboxes every Saturday morning at 08:00. 

Don’t miss any of our book coverage, extracts, launches, or reviews. Sign up for Page-turners here. (Listed under Featured Newsletters)

Shaun de Waal
Shaun de Waal. (Supplied)


ALSO LOOK OUT FOR:

Life – A daily newsletter curated by lifestyle editor, Herman Eloff, packed with real-life stories, sit-down interviews, everyday tips, and expert insights. 

The Artifact – A must-read weekly newsletter for art lovers curated by arts journalist Zaza Hlalethwa.

What to Watch – A weekly newsletter by Channel24 editor Leandra Engelbrecht, for subscribers only, with the latest insights on what’s new on streaming services, in cinemas, and on TV. 

The Entertainment Fix – Local entertainment news editor Graye Morkel sends out a delightful daily newsletter with the hottest entertainment scoops.

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