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7-Year-Old South African becomes 1 of World’s Youngest Authors & Shares...

South African seven-year-old, Michelle Nkamankeng - who recently made history as the youngest author from Africa to be included in the list of Top...

Athol Williams Wins Prestigious Poetry Award… for Second Year Running

Congratulations to Athol Williams who has been awarded the Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award for the second year running, becoming the first person...

Trevor Noah Launches New Book: “Born A Crime”

Here's the first look at South African comedian Trevor Noah's new book "Born a Crime", out November 15th. Noah announced back in January that he...
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A SA Story Stranger than Any Fiction: “If You Are Reading...

More than four years ago Johannesburg journalist Alex Eliseev heard snippets of the most extraordinary story of Betty Ketani - there was murder, kidnapping, a trail that ran...
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Brink & Jonker Love Letters Focus of Night with Breytenbach

At a packed launch of the English book version of the compiled letters between literary royalty Andre Brink and Ingrid Jonker, Brink's widow said...

25 Books Every South African Should Read

Looking for deeper insight into South Africa - or just a good read? Here are snap reviews of classic South African books, covering everything from...
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Hey, John Grisham. Your Fan the Pavement Bookworm Has a New...

Philani Dladla's story is well known to those who know him as the Pavement Bookworm and have bought books from him on Empire Road...
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Zapiro to Smuts to a Rare Bird Adventure – Last-Minute Ideas...

Rhodes Rage, by Zapiro "In Zapiro's 20th annual he skewers another momentous year including the drama over Rhodes and other statues, Nkandla pay back the...
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Justice Malala Puts SA’s Deepening Malaise in Plain Language

Justice Malala’s book, "We Have Now Begun Our Descent: How to Stop South Africa Losing its Way", does a number of things well. It...

Horror Novel by South African Lotz Up for Goodreads Award

The horror novel 'Day Four' by South African Sarah Lotz has reached the semifinals of the 2015 Goodreads Choice Awards, which brands itself as...

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