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Trolley Protests at Dis-Chem are ‘Dof’, says SA Author

Sjoe South Africa. The paler ones, in particular. Those Dischem trolley acts of rebellion are doff, writes Kim Stephens, author of the fantastic Hold The Line....
Book Festival brings authors and poets to the Cape Flats

Book Festival Brings Authors and Poets to the Cape Flats

Hundreds of people, young and old, came out to the Cape Flats Book Festival at the West End Primary School in Mitchells Plain at...
Cape Town's Triggerfish Studios to Release First Graphic Novels with US Publisher

Cape Town’s Triggerfish Studios to Release First Graphic Novels with US...

CAPE TOWN, ZA - North American independent book publisher Catalyst Press will publish two graphic novels from Cape Town’s world-renowned animation studio next year. Pearl...

SA Mom Publishes Book on Daughter’s Life-Threatening Allergy

SAPeople sits down its co-founder Amanda Stergianos, a “mumpreneur” (digital entrepreneur and mum to three daughters), who has just launched her first children’s book -...
South African mum turns sad life experience into a positive

South African Mom Turns Sad Life Experience into a Positive

A South African mom, who now lives in England, has decided to turn personal trauma from the past into a positive that can help...
SA’s Famous Couple Des and Dawn Memoir Launched in Johannesburg

SA’s Famous Couple Des and Dawn Memoir Launched in Johannesburg

Bravo to 'Des and Dawn' - with the booklaunch of their memoir in Johannesburg on Sunday morning… writes Georg Knoke. I say Des and Dawn...
Author Wilbur Smith Dies Unexpectedly at 88

Wilbur Smith Dies Unexpectedly at Home in Cape Town at 88

Worldwide bestselling author Wilbur Smith has died at the age of 88, at his home in Cape Town, South Africa. He had spent the...
Winnie Mandela was among key targets for disinformation by apartheid police. Mujahid Safodien/AFP via Getty Images

A Hitman’s Confessions Expose Brutality During Apartheid

A raft of confessions have been published in the past three decades chronicling the stories of white men in uniform who plied their trade...

Booker Prize: Damon Galgut’s The Promise is a Reminder of South...

This article may contain spoilers. Damon Galgut, a white South African playwright and novelist, has won the 2021 Booker Prize for his novel The Promise,...
excerpt Secrets from the Cockpit

EXCERPT Secrets from the Cockpit: “Passengers and Cowboy Flying”

In Secrets from the Cockpit, Robert Schapiro offers a rare insider’s view on life as an international pilot. Schapiro, who was a pilot for...