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,...

Pavement Bookworm ‘just wants to tell stories’

Philani Dladla is a well-known feature of Joburg's streets. The Pavement Bookworm reads books and gives reviews to passers-by. If they like the review,...
Fire Silvermine Nature Reserve

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...
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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...

Young writer to publish 18th book

It's no wonder Khulekani Magubane has produced 17 books by the age of 22. The young man possesses energy, something all good writers need....

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:...
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...
betty ketani

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...

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...
books joburg

Grab a Book and Join the Reading Revolution

Drop everything for 30 minutes and read a book - that’s the message from Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga as she jumpstarted the reading...

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