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Anine Kriegler, University of Cape Town and Mark Shaw, University…

Facts show South Africa has not become more violent since democracy

Anine Kriegler, University of Cape Town and Mark Shaw, University of Cape Town

Given the weight people place on crime as an indicator of national health …


Eusebius McKaiser has written an extensive analysis of the current…

'Interference with journalists at the SABC is even worse than the public would know' - Eusebius McKaiser

Eusebius McKaiser has written an extensive analysis of the current situation at the SABC.

Eight journalists who dismissed by the public broadcaster on Thursday, saying they …


 

New course on contracts and rights introduced 

The NB Academy…

NB Academy expands short-course line-up for book publishing industry

 

New course on contracts and rights introduced

The NB Academy, an initiative of NB Publishers, has strengthened its short-course line-up with a full-day introductory course …

Human & Rousseau has shared two mouthwatering recipes from the…

Two mouthwatering recipes from new Food & Home Entertaining book A Year of Seasonal Dishes

Human & Rousseau has shared two mouthwatering recipes from the new book A Year of Seasonal Dishes.

A Year of Seasonal Dishes brings together a number …

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Secrets of identity: Michele Magwood interviews Susan Faludi about her book Into the Darkroom

Susan Faludi interviewing her father after he became a woman, 2008 Published in the Sunday Times   In the Darkroom Susan Faludi (HarperCollins R360) ***** (5 stars) Susan Faludi had not seen her father for a quarter of a century when, in 2004, she flew from

Stephen Coan reviews Mzansi Zen by Antony Osler

Mzansi Zen By Stephen Coan for The Witness Verdict: carrot Mzansi “means, quite simply, ‘the South’. We are the people of the South. And we live at the southern tip of Africa.” How are

Peeling away stereotypes amid peals of laughter: Ayesha Kajee talks to Paige Nick about her new book Dutch Courage

By Ayesha Kajee for the Sunday Times Dutch Courage Paige Nick (Penguin) **** When you’re invited to a book launch at Beefcakes in Illovo, rated as a bachelorette party venue for its shirtless waiters,

Panashe Chigumadzi to present the next Jacana Media Masterclass for aspiring writers

Panashe Chigumadzi presents the next Jacana Media Masterclass for aspiring writers   Jacana Media is running a series of Masterclasses for aspiring writers in 2016 – the next one will be hosted by Panashe Chigumadzi. All Masterclasses will be held on a Thursday

2016 Bloody Book Week crime fiction festival - programme revealed

2016 Bloody Book Week crime fiction festival - programme revealed   Alert! The programme for the 2016 Bloody Book Week has been released, including international authors Stephen Leather, John Connolly and Jennifer Ridyard as well as local luminaries Sally Andrew, Alex

Don't miss the launch of The Way I See It by Lerato Tshabalala at David Krut with Nechama Brodie

Invitation to the launch of The Way I See It: The Musings of a Black Woman in the Rainbow Nation   Penguin Random House South Africa invite you to the launch of The Way I See It: The Musings of a Black Woman in the Rainbow Nation by Lerato Tshabalala at

Yummy and fuss-free recipes: One Pot/Pan/Tray by Mari-Louis Guy and Callie Maritz

One Pot/Pan/Tray Out now from Human & Rousseau, One Pot/Pan/Tray by Mari-Louis Guy and Callie Maritz: Callie and Mari-Louis make cooking simpler with this book about making a whole meal in one

Nuut: Moordvis deur Irna van Zyl en Amatola deur Piet van Rooyen (Plus: wen!)

Moordvis Penguin stel bekend twee nuwe, angswekkende misdaadverhale deur skrywers Irna van Zyl en Piet van Rooyen:   Moordvis   ’n Grieselige gesig begroet speuradjudant Storm van der Merwe en haar hond op Grootbaai se

Koms van die biblioteekbus deur Keina Swart: "Die dag as ’n dorp doodgaan, waai al die stories weg"

Koms van die biblioteekbus en ander stories Koms van die biblioteekbus en ander stories deur Keina Swart is nou beskikbaar by Naledi: Die biblioteekbus ruik soos drome. Soos opstyg. Soos wegvlieg na plekke waar daar Kersfees-sneeu, koalabere

Francis Nyamnjoh and Ingrid Brudvig present Mobilities, ICTs and marginality in Africa

Mobilities, ICTs and marginality in Africa HSRC Press is proud to present Mobilities, ICTs and marginality in Africa: South Africa in comparative perspective, edited by Francis Nyamnjoh and Ingrid Brudvig: Mobility has become a prominent feature in

An excerpt from Students Must Rise - "The plan was simple, the march disciplined"

Students Must Rise 2016 marks the 40th anniversary of the 1976 uprisings. It's also a year in which we've seen a surge in student activism, from the #FeesMustFall movement that ignited last year

The future of libraries in Africa - The New African Librarian: Perspectives from the Continent

The New African Librarian Unisa Press presents The New African Librarian: Perspectives from the Continent edited by Buhle Mbambo-Thata, Jenny Raubenheimer and Gerhard van der Linde: This book grew out of the African Library Summit,

Travel and Nature

Is camping purely for white people? Presenting Blacks Do Caravan by Fikile Hlatshwayo

Blacks Do Caravan Jacana Media is proud to present Blacks Do Caravan by Fikile Hlatshwayo: When her husband and children announced that they were planning a countrywide caravanning adventure, Fikile was adamant that "Blacks

Showcasing South African authors: The 2016 Homebru Selection from Exclusive Books

The 2016 Homebru Selection from Exclusive Books   For the month of June Exclusive Books is celebrating great South African authors and great South African books with its 15th annual Homebru campaign. Their selection this year includes fiction, current

Special offer on all Struik Nature Pocket Guides

Struik Nature   The Struik Nature Club is running a special discount on all Struik Nature Pocket Guides until the end of June! Save R50 on each book, plus free delivery in South

Green and Lifestyle

Two mouthwatering recipes from new Food & Home Entertaining book A Year of Seasonal Dishes

A Year of Seasonal Dishes Human & Rousseau has shared two mouthwatering recipes from the new book A Year of Seasonal Dishes. A Year of Seasonal Dishes brings together a number of delicious, trendy and easy

Top chefs reveal the food they make for the people they love in The Great South African Cookbook

The Great South African Cookbook The Great South African Cookbook: The food we love from 67 of our finest cooks, chefs, bakers, farmers, foragers and local food heroes! Ever wondered what Reuben Riffel likes to eat

Yummy and fuss-free recipes: One Pot/Pan/Tray by Mari-Louis Guy and Callie Maritz

One Pot/Pan/Tray Out now from Human & Rousseau, One Pot/Pan/Tray by Mari-Louis Guy and Callie Maritz: Callie and Mari-Louis make cooking simpler with this book about making a whole meal in one