Children in the Platteland, South Africa

In summer, the familiar rushing sound of the Great Fish River pumping through our home town of Cradock in the Eastern Cape is often...
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Mountain Blooms as Book Captures the Fires and Spirit that Swept...

Following the devastating fires that ravaged the Southern Cape Peninsular in March this year, the flora is blooming and a new book, "The Cape Aflame" has...

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:...
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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...

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...

Faith in Turbulent Times: A Priest’s Autobiography of Life Under Apartheid

The argument has dragged on long enough about who should take the credit for bringing South Africa’s apartheid regime to an end. Of course,...
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5 Hot Writers You Might Not Know are African

As African authors get more and more publicity and prizes - as well as readers - they are becoming must-haves on bookshelves worldwide. Some are...

Should I Stay or Should I Go – special excerpt

Here's a special peek into new book "Should I Stay or Should I Go - To live in or leave South Africa", taken from...

London Launch of Book on the ‘Rise and Fall of the...

The author of 'Bridge Over Blood River: The Rise and Fall of the Afrikaners', Kajsa Norman, will be in conversation with John Battersby at...

Review of Zelda La Grange’s “Good Morning, Mr Mandela”

Good Morning, Mr Mandela is a memoir verging on a romance of sorts between Zelda la Grange and her boss, Nelson Mandela, a man...

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