Thursday, June 4, 2020
Trevor Noah Born a Crime

Book Review: The Verdict’s in for Trevor Noah’s ‘Born a Crime’

South African expat ELSA BROWNE, who lives in the UK, is one of the first people on the planet to have read Trevor Noah's book...

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...

Reading to boost our self esteem

It all started with a tweet on 1 May 2012 notifying people using the social network site of a campaign that was geared not...

New Book about Living In or Leaving SA

A new book has been released that's sure to stir the conversation at braais and dinner parties in South Africa and across the globe:...

Meerkats in Life of Pi

South Africans featured in "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel (winner of The Man Booker Prize 2002) OK, so they're not exactly South African people,...

KAROO DIARY: In Search of a Keepsake

As a travel journalist, you can wander the world, see all its peoples, taste 105 different kinds of ice cream and stomp through a...
union buildings, pretoria

‘The Journey Man’ Extracts – Pretoria Blues

It was May, 1976...and as a lowly young reporter for the Pretoria News, I discovered that Siberia comes in many forms. Because I had disgraced...

KAROO DIARY: New e-Books from Karoo Space!

This time of the year, you would usually not find Jules and me at home in Cradock. We would be tootling around somewhere on a...

New Book on Zuma’s Rape Trial has Finally Hit Home

In 2007, barely a year after the man who went on to become South Africa’s president, Jacob Zuma, was acquitted on a charge of...
book lounge

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...