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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Karoo eBooks Launch

The next best thing to actually being in the Karoo, South Africa’s semi-desert Heartland, is to have access to the just-launched Karoo Space eBookstore. Download...

Gus Silber Recalls Alan Paton Interview As Google Honours Author’s Anniversary

SOUTH AFRICA - Yesterday was the 115th anniversary of the birth of the author Alan Paton, who was honoured in a Google doodle that...

Books on the Fly in Cape Town

There are probably few places that conjure ambience more than a library with mahogany shelves crammed with books, all centered on a crackling fireplace....

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...

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...

How the Apartheid Regime Burnt Books – In Their Tens of...

On the advice of the State Librarian one fine day in the 1970s, a truck transported thousands of books and magazines from Pretoria’s Central...

More ‘Random Kak’ from South African expat Trevor Romain

Fans of author, humanitarian, philanthropist - and South African expat - Trevor Romain will be pleased to know that Trevor's second book in the...

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...

KAROO DIARY: Seeking Out Saskatchewan!

Last summer I had a thought and shared it with my wife Jules. “Jules,” I said. “Imagine a South African sitting up north somewhere like...

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